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The Perfect Project

I know there is a golden rule with blogging; don’t advertise yourself. But you see I have to! Why? I got 2 great comments from a course I ran recently I felt I had to share them. This happens to coincide with a date we have coming up for an open project management course in London. So I thought; why … Read More >

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Do we really learn from our project successes or errors?

My basic induction into the world of training and development included a lot of work around identifying learning and ensuring that this is applied back in the workplace by trainees on courses.   I try and link everything we do on project management courses back to learning; back to the place of work. As a follower of sport I keep hearing … Read More >

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This weeks’ BIG question.

This week’s BIG question Are your project management staff doing the basics right? I have had several conversations recently with people who suggest to that the new IT project management software is great: “We really like this software. It will really help us get all our projects delivered effectively.” They see the use of this enterprise software as the solution … Read More >

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Project management training – identify the key players

Who goes on to training courses in your company? Is it those who want to go in order to develop their skills? Is it those who are identified as needing training or is there no overall approach to selecting individuals? Training is expensive! The payoff from it can be many times the cost however I wonder how many companies take … Read More >

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It’s your job to protect project scope

Yes it is. Someone needs to do it, so why not you! Protect the project scope! Well, there are some major assumptions that need testing in the above words: someone needs to do it; I am still coming across projects where the scope of the project is identified, agreed but not managed. So, whether you are a project sponsor, project … Read More >

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“Train them, and train them fast!”

My company, Project Agency walked away from the contract that was on the table. Train several groups of project managers to ensure that a large number of departmental projects would be delivered. I met some of the senior managers who were concerned that little or no progress was being made by the project managers. Delivery is too slow; “train them and … Read More >

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