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Are your projects producing anything?

At the time of writing this, Britain is in the middle of an 11 day holiday. Is 11 day good for Britain screamed the Sun Is Britain producing anything over the next 11 days asked a pundit on BBC 5 live radio? This got me thinking. I regularly see project managers who struggle to resource their projects effectively. They cannot … Read More >

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This weeks BIG question!

Does the project link to the overall company strategy? Too many projects is the cry I too often hear. But, how many link to the overall strategy of the business. If any project does not cut is the key word. Of course, a clear project list with links back to the strategy would help.

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How to make project management courses more effective?

In part 1 of this series we looked at 8 ways to make your project management training courses more effective. We have a further 8 suggestions. Please do let us have any ideas you may have. 9. Visual aids – I wrote a blog article about PowerPoint  and placed a comment on LinkedIn. So far, there have been over 65 … Read More >

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This weeks question…

Is this project a good idea? Someone said recently that: not every idea is a good idea. It needs testing to check out among other things: the business benefits the risks of undertaking this project the investment required and return on investment How? Use of a business case will help….

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How to make your project management training more effective

The course started and I asked who had been on a project training course before. There was one person. He was less than complimentary about the course he had attended using words such as boring; a waste of time and not very effective. I was able to move on pretty quickly before he depressed the rest of the course – … Read More >

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Project management problems – it’s those stakeholders

Yes, it’s the stakeholders who are to blame for the majority of those project problems…well that is how it looks. Let me explain. I ask people who come along to our Perfect Project Course what goes wrong in projects. The list is pretty long and when you start to analyse the lists it does not take too long before you … Read More >

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