For the past few decades, many influential companies have adopted strategic planning to help them chart paths to long term success. Learn how to turn their best practices into powerful project management philosophies.
Project Planning for PMs
Planning your project is the most important element of Project Management. In this topic find all the tips, articles and advice you need to bring your project from start to finish in the most efficient way possible. Read articles on setting goals, creating project deliverables, a schedule, a communication plan and all the other elements that go into bringing a project from concept to finished product.
According to successful project management professionals, leaders who can effectively plan and execute a project routinely follow six critical pieces of advice.
We have all known someone that loves to micromanage a project. One unaccounted-for minute and he is on your tail like white on rice. You may think he is hurting his own success, but what you don’t know about your project manager’s records could be what is keeping the job together.
Hiring a great Project Manager is largely a matter of finding the perfect fit. Before you make a hiring decision, there are specific questions you should ask during the interview process.
This article is a brief glimpse into the world of Project Management from the viewpoint of the ringleader – the Project Manager. The necessary skills and background of an effective project manager are discussed, as well as what one can expect to encounter when taking on this role.
Your project plans are worth nothing without an impeccable project execution. This phase is necessary to make sure project deliverables and project objectives will meet stakeholder expectations. Learn more about the processes defined in the Executing Process Group.
Projects get delayed for many reasons, including unforeseen risks, optimistic estimates, and evolving requirements. The reality is that projects rarely go as planned. The processes in the Monitoring and Controlling process group trigger change requests that enable a project to get back on track.
The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) defines five process groups in Project Management. This article defines the Closing Process Group.