Project scope proves its worth.

On a recent project management training course several course members queried the concept of project scope. The course participants are not full time project managers, some are team members and project management is seen as an add on to their normal day job. The group wanted a clear illustration of a good project scope. I gave them an example by … Read More >

Share
Posted in project management training | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Age Concern Project wound up

A recent report by the Charities Commission has severely criticised the charity Age Concern for its membership scheme called Heyday. The scheme was established to attract around 3 million members within 5 years of launch in the age range 50 plus. Some of the members were paid for, some non-paying. The main aim of Heyday according to the charity was … Read More >

Share
Posted in project management | Tagged | 1 Comment

Networking skills for Project Managers

I often hear the cry from project managers that they do not have sufficient resources for their project. When I begin to question what they can do about I get a range of suggestions however, few if any mention networking. Networking is a process of building relationships. So, my question to people who say they do not have sufficient resources … Read More >

Share
Posted in stakeholder management | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
MoSCoW

Too busy – well read this to enhance personal productivity

I regularly get comments that “we are too busy” or “there are simply not enough hours in the day”. Others have said “we have more work than we can cope with.” Organizations are really busy places at the moment and many face an uncertain future. Person productivity, personal organizational skills, excellent time management all buzz words that we all need … Read More >

Share
Posted in project management | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What do we want? We want a project management process? *

When I ask individuals who come on our project management training courses what they want to achieve by attending the training one area jumps out; they want a project management system or process. They do not want bureaucracy; they want practical approaches that will help deliver projects on time to budget and with the right results and they want a … Read More >

Share
Posted in project management training | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Where’s the project handover plan

Over the last 6 months I have spoke to a number of people and groups who have had really negative comments about the way a project has been handed to them – the project becomes the other teams (or persons) day job. One person suggested that handover was a polite term. They had a project “thrown” at them, last minute, … Read More >

Share
Posted in project management training | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments
Page 59 of 76« First...102030...5758596061...70...Last »