Free Tips Booklet

Have you heard of Issu? I had not until I read Graham Jones Blog (www.grahamjones.co.uk )- my thanks Graham. It is really so simple – it really does what it says on the tin. See below To get your free Tips Book click here or on the side bar with your name and email address Ron Rosenhead, Director Project Agency … Read More >

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Keep it simple……….please!

Yes, too often project management structures are complex and do not support the project manager in their delivery. Look at the diagram below. This shows a simple linear structure with the project board at the top and the project team at the bottom of the tree. At first site this look fine until you realise there are 15 members on … Read More >

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Terminal 5 shambles brings holiday chaos

Not a great headline from The Times newspaper here in the UK this morning. Who would be a BA or a BAA executive? For those that do not know after 19 years of planning and building (much of this was in getting planning permission to build the terminal) the 5th Terminal at Heathrow opened yesterday and by the end of … Read More >

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Help needed for research project – read on…

I was contacted recently by an undergraduate student who is doing some research into project management. After Stuart interviewed me, I had an email asking me for help in widening the numbers involved in the research. Let Stuart take up the story: My name is Stuart Murray and I am a 4th year undergraduate student doing research into Project Management … Read More >

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It’s all in the head!!

FREE TEMPLATES – GO TO THE END TO FIND OUT HOW TO DOWNLOAD THEM!! Why do we use so many templates in project management? Great question isn’t it? You can name many project templates: business caserisk loglessons learned logcommunications chartPIDetc, etc But why oh why do I say it’s all in the head? On two recent project management programmes participants … Read More >

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When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn*

How many times do we read that we must learn from our mistakes (I would also add from our successes!)? We encourage all of our clients to: use lessons learned reports or learning logs throughout projects hold end of project reviews where learning is at the centre of the meeting However, our experience shows that few projects use both of … Read More >

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