December 23, 2014

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One-page resume

For Project Managers who are Job Hunting

For Project Managers who are Job Hunting, here is an example of a new type of resume, called the One Page Resume or CV to help you to stand out more.

Virtual Project Management Conference on-demand from IIL

Virtual Project Management Conference on-demand session from IIL with excellent topics on Leadership, PMO, Portfolio management and many more.

Portfolio Management Definition – Infographic

Portfolio Management Definition – Infographic

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Planning for Project Success

Planning for Project Success – this article will discuss what the Project Management Plan is, why fully understanding the Project Management Plan is essential to both project success and PMP Exam success,

African storybook project

The African Storybook Project

The African Storybook Project – an inspiring story about teaching young children a love for reading! The African Storybook Project aims to address the shortage of books in local African languages for early reading.

Four Responsibilities of Executives on Projects

A Primer on Processes and Templates Recipes for cooking are a beautiful thing. A recipe tells you the ingredients and how much of each you should include in whatever you are making. It then describes what you need to do …

Manage Political Problems as Issues

The larger your project gets, the more you will find that the issues you encounter are political in nature. “Politics” is all about interacting with people and influencing them to get things done. This can be a good thing, a …

Four Responsibilities of Executives on Projects

An executive has administrative or supervisory authority in an organization. That authority is used in a number of ways on projects. An executive is typically responsible for the Business Case of a project, which is used to determine whether the …

Create Schedule Management Plan

The Schedule Management Plan describes the process used to develop and manage the project schedule. Not all projects need a Schedule Management Plan, but if your project has a complex schedule that requires special handling, you may find this plan …

Five Options for Project Start Dates

One of the characteristics of a project is that it is a temporary endeavor. In other words there is a start and end-date. This seems simple enough until you start to try to define exactly what these dates mean. Is …

Change Management Process – Barriers and Negative effects - Part 3 | Virtual Project Management Consulting

Take a look at the negative effects of insufficient change management as well as the barriers to a successful implementation of change.Linky Van Der Merwe's insight:What are the barriers to effective Change Management on projects?See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

Change Management Process – Measuring Return on Investment (ROI) Part 2 | Virtual Project Management Consulting

This article will look at how to measure your return on investment (ROI) and whether the cost spent on Change Management yields a favourable return.Linky Van Der Merwe's insight:Can ROI be measured for Change Management on projects?See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

Change Management Process – Benefits and Project Impact | Virtual Project Management Consulting

This is the first of a series of 3 articles about the Change Management process. It will cover the benefits of change management, ideas for how to measureLinky Van Der Merwe's insight:Discover the benefits you can expect from doing proper Change Management on your projects.See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

How to Overcome Culture Challenges on Projects | Virtual Project Management Consulting

Part of the Success Stories Shared initiative whereby experienced project management practitioners share project stories and lessons learnt.Linky Van Der Merwe's insight:Success despite cultural challenges by adhering to PM processes and standards. Read interesting success story shared.Please contact me to share one of your own success stories.See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

Tips to Manage a Project When It's Just You - Business 2 Community

Tips to Manage a Project When It's Just You Business 2 Community Often times, especially if you're a service provider or small business owner, the project manager and the person working on the project are one and the same.Linky Van Der Merwe's insight:Overview of how to approach project management in your small business. #smallbusiness #pmSee it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices