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Stakeholders, love ‘em or hate ‘em – you still need to manage them effectively

Last week I ran a project management course for a client and I ran the same event this week for a different client. As part of the build up to the course I send out a document with objectives, course content as well as a questionnaire which we discuss early on day 1. One of the questions reads “what sort … Read More >

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Networking skills for Project Managers

I often hear the cry from project managers that they do not have sufficient resources for their project. When I begin to question what they can do about I get a range of suggestions however, few if any mention networking. Networking is a process of building relationships. So, my question to people who say they do not have sufficient resources … Read More >

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Are you really managing stakeholders?

 I was talking with a project manager who was complaining about the interference from stakeholders. He suggested that the stakeholders were getting in the way of managing the project! After brief questioning he soon realised that it was his management of them that was the problem: he had not fully identified who the stakeholders were. If he had, he would … Read More >

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Redressing the balance – time to focus on people in projects

I received an email from a good friend Donnie MacNicol. Donnie is Chair of the Association for Project Management Special Interest Group. They are holding a workshop in Central London. it is probably best if I let Donnie introduce the day. Hello As chair of the APM People Specific Interest Group, I am delighted to inform you that we will … Read More >

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