Meeting Agenda Template For Project Kickoff

By | February 25, 2014

An effective project kickoff is the key to a successful project plan. A project manager presents the bigger picture in this meeting. The kickoff meeting looks at all aspects of the project. And thus it’s imperative to communicate effectively. A meeting agenda template can thus prove to be useful. One of the first, and of many to… Read More »

Top 3 Project Closure Tips For Successful Managers

By | January 13, 2014

Nothing is more satisfying than finishing a project. A project manager and his team have done the hard work. Now it’s time to rejoice. But what about project closure? With multiple projects being piloted an effective closure is imperative. And this responsibility is shared by the PMO, the team and the project manager himself. Top 3 Project… Read More »

Team Management Skills In Project Management

By | December 16, 2013

A successful project manager is the one who understands his team. Effective team management is imperative for the success of a project. Team management is a tricky business. It’s a tough job managing priorities and conflicts. A good project manager finds this balance in order to execute and deliver. Each team has multiple facets. Different culture,… Read More »

3 Quality Management Tips For Project Managers

By | November 26, 2013

Project managers primarily are concerned about the budget and schedule. A project also has another important dimension. Quality of the deliverable. Project managers often overlook this critical aspect. Quality management is one of the crucial phases. It’s a tricky balancing act between time, cost and quality. You can either be late. Or run out of… Read More »

3 Key Communication Skills In Project Management

By | October 14, 2013

Communication skills are imperative. Professionally and personally. Project managers spend 90% of their time communicating. These soft skills are many times ignored. Project managers are expected to possess the required knowledge. But then subject matter experts falter when it comes to effective communication. Experts claim that 55% of the time projects have deviated due to bad… Read More »

PMBOK 5th Edition Summary Of Content Updates

By | September 10, 2013

Project management is a diverse field. PMBOK has been the bible of project management. As of August 2013, PMP exam has undergone several changes. Future PMP aspirants should now follow the PMBOK 5th edition. The new edition explains ITTOs and processes much clearly. There is consistency in the content and the overall learning. I successfully got PMP certified based… Read More »

Project Managers : Proactive vs Reactive

By | August 20, 2013

Project managers across different organizations have varying styles of managing projects. Proactive project managers are those who can foresee the events to an extent that they have a response plan ready for those situations. Reactive project managers on the other hand wait until the situation has occurred and plan their next course of action based… Read More »

Project Manager : 10 Daily Aspects Worth Following

By | July 16, 2013

Daily aspects for a project manager vary from project to project, company to company and most certainly by individuals. Project management requires a certain ability to foresee different aspects of a project in advance. A successful project manager is someone who is proactive and looked upon in a time of crisis.  Managing a project effectively… Read More »