Project Management

Project Management – Personnel and Time Management

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

They’re everywhere these days, in your face, demanding your attention, forcing you to change directions at every moment. They are cell phones and emails and they are the biggest time wasters since… probably forever. Time management, and managing the people who consume your time, is at the heart of keeping control over your projects. This is [...]

Project Management and Change – The Fine Art of Flexibility

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”  ― Lao Tzu on Change As a project manager, as with everything else in life, everything is constantly changing. “But, wait Yada, my PMP Jedi Master,” [...]

The Best 6 Hiring Tips for Managers in Houston

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Project Management|

If you’re a hiring manager in Houston, then you know how important it can be to find the right candidate for the role. Companies are experiencing the crunch as Houston grows but the skilled workforce ages and retires. Finding great applicants that can step in and take your company to the next level is a never [...]

How to Manage/Work on Multiple Projects at Work

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: Interpersonal and General Project Management Skills, Project Management|

Seeing a project through from start to finish is incredibly demanding. Proper planning takes an obsessive attention to detail as well as an almost preternatural ability to predict roadblocks along the way. Implementation requires superhero leadership and team management skills. And once the project is finally underway, you still have to watch it every step of [...]

6 of the Most Common Project Management Interview Questions and Answers

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: General Project Management Skills, Project Management|

Job interviews can be scary. Even the most seasoned professionals can blow job opportunities if they don’t prepare. So, where do you start? You may have already researched the company online or reached out to your network for advice. These are two great methods of learning about the company culture and expectations in your potential role. [...]

8 Principles of Project Management

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: Project Management|

Project management is a complex and yet essential practice in the business world. Consider a scenario where you want to impress your boss with a new initiative that you believe will increase business or reduce operational costs. You can’t just execute your idea without a plan. You’ll likely fail at your mission, and it may even [...]

Project Risk Management Process, Tools & Templates

By | January 24th, 2018|Categories: General Project Management Skills, Project Management|

The role of a project manager can be a difficult one. Ensuring your project is meeting crucial benchmarks, keeping resource expenditures under budget, and juggling personnel difficulties is all part of the job. But when it comes to project management, few skills are as important as risk management. In order to be successful in your position, [...]

What Is a Project Management Plan?

By | December 27th, 2017|Categories: Project Management|

Project Management isn’t just about keeping a project on track and effectively dealing with hiccups and hurdles along the way. As any Certified Project Manager knows, it also involves an enormous amount of planning before any immediate work on the project actually begins. Determining project scope, identifying stakeholders, aligning procedures with overarching company goals, and a [...]

13 Project Selection Methods

By | December 18th, 2017|Categories: Project Management|

Becoming an effective project manager takes a variety of skills. It requires strong leadership, superior communication abilities, meticulous planning, and a number of other essential characteristics as well. But there’s one skill that doesn’t get enough emphasis in the world of project management – strategic and effectual Project Selection. In fact, a recent Six Sigma-focused study [...]

5 Project Management Process Groups

By | November 24th, 2017|Categories: Project Management|

In the field of project management, there are two main categories which every project manager will require mastery of in order to succeed: Knowledge Areas and Process Groups. These two categories are the backbone of the PMBOK Guide (Project Management Body of Knowledge). In order to successfully pass the PMP Exam (Project Management Professional), you must [...]