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How To Fix Problems As Project Manager

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

A time comes in the course of managing a project when different kinds of problems arise. To solve these problems, good project managers go through a certain decision-making process. Some have followed quite generic processes, others have followed their own created ones. Not everyone has made great decisions. Otherwise great project managers or leaders have, […]



Steps To Hire Right Team For Your Project

Thursday, April 21, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

Before you start working on a project, you need to hire compatible members for your team with, of course, the right experience. We all know that great projects are run by great teams. One of the biggest challenges facing the project manager is to find the right team. To ensure you hire the right employees […]



5 Essential Phases Of IT Project

Sunday, April 17, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

If you have been a project manager but have never managed an IT project or you are new to project management and you have been given the responsibility of handling IT project, then you must realize that IT projects are different than other types. They require a lot more analysis and design upfront, before the […]



5 Essential Goals Of A Project Manager

Saturday, April 2, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

As a Project Manager, you need to manage a variety of tasks including managing people, money, suppliers, equipment. The trick is to never lose your sight – to be focused. At a very minimum, set yourself the following goals for your project to achieve. Once you have met these simple goals for each project, then […]



5 Tips To Deliver Your Project Successfully

Saturday, March 26, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

No matter what kind of project you as project manager have been given responsibility for, there are certain steps you can take in delivering a project such as to finish on time, under budget and with a happy customer. You don’t have to do “everything” about managing the project. There are times when you must […]



Make Stress Welcome Opportunity As Project Manager

Wednesday, March 23, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

As a project manager, no matter what your style of management is, your job can be at times stressful. But effective project managers use stress as an opportunity to be successful in their objective. Top-notch managers use it as a constructive force rather than allowing it to become a destructive one. Use stress as a […]



Essential Steps For New Project Manager

Sunday, March 20, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

Your department manager wants to start a project in, let’s say, Information Technology. Of all the people around you, the head of the department asked you to take responsibility as project manager. You are a technical person. You have lots and lots of technical experience which is good because it will help you define the […]



Essential Roles For Top Notch Project Manager

Friday, March 18, 2011, AM | 4 Comments

When you accept the job of project manager, you have to be absolutely sure and 100% clear of your role of being one. Maybe you are seasoned manager in general but as a first-time project manager, you, with the help of your senior manager, must define what your function and role ought to be. The […]



How to Start Your Next Project

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

Your company wants to do the next project and your department has been selected to go about it. You as Project Manager are given the responsibility to start, execute and finish the project quickly, efficiently and within the budget. Every time you are given a new project, take these steps to ensure you are on […]



4 Steps To Develop Your Project Financial Plan

Tuesday, March 8, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

As a Project Manager, if you want to deliver projects on time and under budget and who doesn’t, then you need a Project Financial Plan (PFP) to help you do it. Once you develop the plan, you can sign it off by the head of the department. Better yet, you can even try to convince […]