You’ve decided that contracting in project management appeals to you for your next career move; you will be joining the ever-growing workforce of over 1.4million independent professionals. In doing so you need to consider how you plan to run your business and make it a success, both professionally and financially. One way to minimise your …
The 2015 Pulse of the Profession Report (Capturing the Value of Project Management) suggested “……it’s time for organizations to revisit the fundamentals of project management and, essentially, go back to the basics.” Those basics include “Using standardized project management practices throughout the organization.” * It is interesting to visit a company and find that while there are claims such … Read More > Related Posts: What a great report – every company should read it How do you counteract scope creep? Why is project management so fragmented in companies? Public or in house training – the choice is yours Different country, same project management issues
I had an interesting conversation last week with someone who had used our project management templates. This person had seen the templates, downloaded the templates and used them. She was really pleased with them and wanted to feedback that: ….it makes it easier to keep track of the project I can protect myself and the project team We can measure … Read More > Related Posts: Project management templates – are they worth while doing? The case of the missing project manager How much project management information do you share? Practical project management training – it works! Shopping, it’s surely like a project?
When I ask experienced project managers about their dream job, what types of projects they would ideally like to be managing or where they’d like to work, the answer is nearly always some kind of charity. They would like to ‘give something back’ or just feel a greater sense of achievement knowing that their project … The post Project Managers Against Poverty appeared first on How to Manage a Camel – Project Management Blog .
Be honest, when was the last time you took time out from your project to really focus on yourself? I ask this as I speak with many project managers who are very busy, so busy they barely return phone calls, their calendars are fully committed to the project(s) or there is little space in their day/week for anything else. As … Read More > Related Posts: 360 assessment for project staff So, how good are you? What do you need to change to be more effective? Project Management Training: Classroom vs mobile Good project management skills are not enough