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5 Tips for Adopting Project Standards as Project Manager

Sunday, July 7, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

In many companies, in any industry, standards are used to comply with the International Organization for Standardization, better known as ISO. It simply is a seal of safety, reliability and of good quality. If you’re interested in following ISO standards in your project, ask someone responsible who understands these standards and can tell you how […]



How to Deliver Projects Successfully as Project Manager

Sunday, June 30, 2013, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

As a project manager, your ultimate goal and objective in delivering a project is to finish it on time, within budget and with a happy customer especially project sponsor(s). It’s not hard but not as easy as you might think. You can do it if you put your mind to it. You can do it […]



5 Tips on Progress Reporting as Project Manager

Sunday, June 23, 2013, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

One very important thing I found out when I was project manager was that I must report project status on the progress – or lack of it – to my senior managers and the stakeholders that obviously included the Project Sponsor. They always wanted to know if I was on track and when the project […]



5 Steps to Take in a Document Life Cycle as Project Manager

Sunday, June 16, 2013, 1:00 AM | 2 Comments

Like many other things, document management should be an integral part of communication management. Some folks think that complete documentation wastes time. On the contrary, documentation saves time for a long time to come. It’s up to the project manager to have the project documented in an organized fashion in his/her own way. However, there […]



6 Steps How To Manage Schedule for Small Projects

Sunday, June 9, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

All projects, big and small, need a schedule. If you have a small project, perhaps the schedule can be a simple checklist or work in a spreadsheet. As projects get larger, they need more formal scheduling templates and tools. As a project manager you are responsible for scheduling any size project and see to it […]



How To Manage Political Issues As Project Manager

Sunday, May 12, 2013, 1:00 AM | 1 Comment

Sometimes a project gets to be too big because of a variety of influences from different directions. About 10 years ago, I was working for an investment company in the city. The company was working on a project that had taken 4 years and more than $40 million. It was so bad Wall Street Journal […]



10 Terms You Should Know as Project Manager

Sunday, May 5, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

As an experienced project manager, I am sure you are familiar with all 10 terms described down below. But if you are just starting out as project manager, then you may or may not be familiar with them. If you have gone to school to learn project management, then I am sure you understand them. […]



5 Tips How To Work More Effectively As Project Manager

Sunday, April 28, 2013, 1:00 AM | 1 Comment

This is the Age of Aquarius in Astrological sense. Within this age, we live in the age of Internet. Every communication seems to be instantaneous. There are software tools and utilities in use that, as project manager, you are able to use and take benefits from. You need to use software that can be used […]



5 Tips How to Boost Your Confidence in Projects

Monday, March 25, 2013, 1:00 AM | 1 Comment

First off, to be a great Project Manager, you need great self-confidence. If you’re not 100% confident, then it will impact on your ability to achieve success. It will also impact your ability to communicate with your team members. However, help is right here in this post of how to boost your confidence in performing […]



5 Tips How To Be Great Project Manager

Thursday, January 3, 2013, 2:00 AM | Leave Comment

I am sure you are a good project manager but for those who need some kind of help, there are certain steps they can take to be a great project manager. There is always room for improvement in any kind of business. If you’d like to improve how you manage projects, then learn and practice […]