Project management

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. [...]

14 Project Management Apps to Use for Your Next Project

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , |

In 2017, it’s hard to imagine doing anything at all without technology. And while our dependence upon it can sometimes feel a little tiresome, it’s also true that there is much advantage to be gained with the click of a mouse (or the tap of a finger, as it were). With almost every imaginable profession or [...]

14 Project Management Methodologies to Consider for Your Next Project

By | June 7th, 2017|Categories: General Project Management Skills|Tags: , , , |

Success in business ventures of any kind will involve some level of efficient project management. Whether constructing a building, software, or some marketable product, a necessary component of completing an intricate task is intricate planning. Thankfully, there is an abundance of options if you are looking to structure a project in the best way possible and [...]

The Benefits of CAPM Certification

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: CAPM® Certification|Tags: , , , |

The Career Boost Having a CAPM designation allows you to be ahead in the workforce by validating your knowledge and experience in working with projects in a professional setting. At the same moment, it allows your confidence to soar as you become comfortable and knowledgeable in each aspect of the project phases (Initiate, Planning, Execution, Control, [...]

Risk Example in Dollars and Sense

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Earned Value Management|Tags: , , , |

You have a project with total planned costs of $100,000. The baseline is ($100,000). For this same project, with total planned costs of $100,000, there is a risk that one of your team members, Bart, will be elected to city council! He’s had political ambitions forever! If that happens, we’ll lose $8,000 in the process of [...]