Project Management Careers Q&A – Getting Started with Networking

I want to become better at networking, do you have some simple steps I can start using today? I think networking is one of the most underrated skills for people in management positions today and that applies to project managers too, so it’s great that you recognise that you want to get better at it. … The post Project Management Careers Q&A – Getting Started with Networking appeared first on How to Manage a Camel – Project Management Blog .

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Save yourself time and money on your projects. How …?

Now I know that this goes against the traditional definition of what is a project, but how about this to save you time and money?How about producing a simple record of the project you have just worked on so the next time it can save you time? This is not as daft as it sounds! The quarterly or half yearly … Read More > Related Posts: Sounds like a plan…. but will it work? Do you carry out a primary survey before starting a project? Monitoring and control in projects is essential to avoid… Forget a stakeholder? That’s OK – you only wasted $200m “The problem is not the problem.

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Forget Methodologies, We need Project Leadership!

Forget Methodologies, We need Project Leadership!

The need for effective leadership is greater than ever before Traditionally, a good project manager was someone who was logical and rational and effective at dealing with events, tasks and processes. It was someone who would work to the client’s brief and use their authority to deliver the desired outputs. Often, this type of project […] The post Forget Methodologies, We need Project Leadership! appeared first on Kelly Project Solutions .

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Project Management Career Q&A – Lacking Project Finance Experience

Project Management Career Q&A – Lacking Project Finance Experience

“I have been trying to break into a civilian PM job having left the Forces but always seem to fall at the hurdle regarding project finance. I’ve always worked to a budget in the military and of course am able to control personal budget but interviewers tend to focus very heavily on the finance side … The post Project Management Career Q&A – Lacking Project Finance Experience appeared first on How to Manage a Camel – Project Management Blog .

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Project sponsors; how good are you at briefing your project managers?

“This is a long; much longer than a briefing note I would normally get from my manager or sponsor.” These are words spoken by someone on a project management course and words I have heard before. What was being referred to was a case study, 315 words long which took up less than a page of paper. The person went on to … Read More > Related Posts: Why was there real tension in the room? Are people skills the final project management frontier? What do you do when someone does not take responsibility? So, how good are you? Do you use your project manager as a role model

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What is Happening in the Project Management Marketplace Today?

You might have noticed that Arras People launched the latest Project Management Benchmark Report earlier this year? On the 20th May we will be at an APM event in the North West talking about What is Happening in the Project Management Marketplace Today? It’s not enough to just talk about salary levels and what you … The post What is Happening in the Project Management Marketplace Today? appeared first on How to Manage a Camel – Project Management Blog .

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