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Managing Your Way To Personal Success With Project Management Techniques– Part 1

Project management is generally thought of as a business or organisational term, and it is true to say that project management techniques are normally applied to “major” projects within an organisation. For example, the installation of a new computerised accounting system would (or should) be managed as a project; the design and build of a […]

Why Your Projects Are Not Being Completed

  Here are 5 common reasons why your projects are going over schedule, over budget, and generally under expectations of quality. 1. Overextending on your resources: Or simply doing more than what your resources whether it be in finances, human capital, strategic partnerships, time, etc. 2. Micromanaging: Instead of looking at departmental communications. 3. Lack […]

Project Management Success with the Top 7 Best Practices

  Managing a project can be daunting. Whether planning your wedding, developing a new website or building your dream house by the sea, you need to employ project management techniques to help you succeed. I’ll summarise the top 7 best practices at the heart of good project management which can help you to achieve project […]

PRINCE2 Goes from Strength to Strength

  Like it or not, PRINCE2 is here to stay. Since being re-launched in 1996 PRINCE2 has gone from strength to strength, becoming the UK de-facto standard for project management. Originally branded for the management of IT projects, the second version brought PRINCE away from IT into the general project management arena. The UK is […]

Project Planning: A Step by Step Guide

  The key to a successful project is in the planning. Creating a project plan is the first thing you should do when undertaking any kind of project. Often project planning is ignored in favour of getting on with the work. However, many people fail to realise the value of a project plan in saving […]