Project Management

8 Principles of Project Management

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

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|Tags: , , , |

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|Tags: , , , , |

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|Tags: , , , , |

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|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

6 Reasons to Take The PMP Certification (Backed by Research)

By | September 8th, 2017|Categories: CAPM Certification, General Project Management Skills, PMI-ACP, PMP Certification, PMP Certification Application, Project Management|Tags: , , , , |

In 2008, the Project Management Institute (PMI), in conjunction with Anderson Economic Group (AEG), conducted and assessment of project management employment and industry, projecting the growth of need in project management professions. Since then - in 2012, and now in 2017 - they’ve conducted the assessment again, and not only has project management job need met [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Becoming A Certified Project Manager

By | August 28th, 2017|Categories: CAPM Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management|Tags: , , , |

In the business world, there is no shortage of projects that need to be organized, managed, and successfully implemented. This means there’s also no shortage of need for project managers to fill make those things happen. If you possess the skills necessary for successful project management - leadership, communication, good with people, hard working - you [...]

14 Best Free Project Management Software and Tools

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , , |

Project management is a huge task that requires training, experience, and vision. A lot is required of a project manager, and because of that, one of the best things you can do is remove some of the workload and stress by getting it out of your head, and into an organized system. Project management is a huge [...]

8 Free Project Management Templates To Aid Your Next Project

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , |

When entering into a new project, one of the most useful resources for a project manager is a visual aid that can be accessed and updated by members of the team. Goals, timelines, projections, assignments, and more are compiled in the form of something as simple as a spreadsheet, which organizes the project for all involved. [...]

12 Skills for Effective Project Management

By | July 10th, 2017|Categories: General Project Management Skills, Project Management|Tags: , , , |

What goes into the ideal project manager? What are their skills and character like? If you are a project manager, what skills should you be seeking to develop? It’s challenging to know because the subject can seem so broad. So confusing at times. It’s tough to know all that’s needed to manage projects effectively and skillfully. [...]