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5 Tips on Progress Reporting as Project Manager

Sunday, November 3, 2019, 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, October 27, 2019, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

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, October 13, 2019, 6:00 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, October 6, 2019, 6:00 AM | Leave 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, September 29, 2019, 6:00 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, September 22, 2019, 6:00 AM | Leave 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

Sunday, September 8, 2019, 6:00 AM | Leave 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 Basic But Essential Skills Needed as Project Manager

Sunday, September 1, 2019, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Every manager in general and every Project Manager in particular needs some basic but very essential skills that each can acquire so the project can be finished successfully – on time and within budget. The following are 5 skills you need to become a top notch Project Manager. We all know managing a project is […]



6 Tips to Monitor And Control Your Project

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

You have started your project. Everything that you could think of is in place. To finish it successfully on time and within the allocated budget, you need to follow your project from start to finish. To do this, you need to carefully monitor your project, if you want to stay on track. Monitoring would allow […]



How To Fix Problems As Project Manager

Sunday, August 18, 2019, 6:00 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, […]