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Project Planning Should Start With 5 W Questions

     -     Aug 25th, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Project Planning is one of the most important process in the life cycle of a project. A perfect planning can improve the chances of success of any kind of a project. During initiating process and beginning of planning process, it is important to find the answers to five W’s questions before moving to the “How” […]

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How To Manage Stakeholders’ Conflicts

     -     Aug 22nd, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Stakeholder involvement is critical to the success of every project no matter how big or small it is. The more the project manager understands stakeholder influences, expectations, and impacts, the easier it is to manage all the issues and risks proactively. The benefits of analyzing the impact of stakeholders are: Identify powerful and influential stakeholders- […]

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Challenges Faced By Project Leaders In Their Organization

     -     Aug 20th, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

With everyday change in technology and market demands, all of us face lots of challenges in our work and career. It became extremely important for each one to grow irrespective of the kind of industry he is working in. Different project and teams are mentored and guided by leaders. Good leaders have committed team members […]

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What Are The Top Reasons People Generally Resist Change

     -     Aug 18th, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Generally most of us like to stay in our comfort zone and are generally reluctant for any kind of change be it personal or professional. Every person has his own working style and with time we are so accustomed to it that we cannot think of doing it in any other way even if we […]

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Working Late Everyday- Are Reasons Genuine Enough?

     -     Aug 15th, 2014   -     PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

What are the primary reasons of spending extra hours in the company?  Is it time mismanagement or to impress your manager or any other. List of reasons why people work late almost everyday Company Culture: In certain companies people work late every day and automatically they become so habitual that it becomes the culture of […]

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How To Do Project Reviews

     -     Aug 13th, 2014   -     PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Project review is one of the most important task of a project manager. It is so critical that if it is not done effectively, it can lead to adverse consequences including failure of the project. So a project manager needs to take it very seriously. Project review must be done phase wise, one should spend […]

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Strategies For Keeping People Engaged During Meetings And Conference Calls

     -     Aug 11th, 2014   -     Project Management   -     0 Comments

Today advance technology and communication methods have made our life very easy. There is no need to spend a large amount on travelling to attend a meeting. Technology has made it so easy that ten different people sitting in ten different locations can attend a meeting. On the top of it they can even see […]

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When And How To Delegate Tasks

     -     Aug 4th, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Today with tremendous work pressure on every individual, the demand of proper work management is all the more important. The best way to come out of it is delegate tasks which can be delegated. There are managers who expects you to work 15 hours a day. They needed your comments on one document. And you […]

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Project Kick-off Meetings With Internal And External Stakeholders

     -     Aug 1st, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

A Project Kick-off meeting is essential prior to every project from very small like a month’s project to big ones of 5 to 10 years duration. This meeting is a base for initiating the high level discussion to engage the team and critical stakeholders. At times project managers had to decide which kick-off meeting to conduct […]

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Is It Your Second Attempt For PMP Exam – Check Out What To Do

     -     Jul 28th, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

There are two kinds of people, first kind are the ones who are easily influenced by others, they trust others more than themselves. They take decisions basis others’ judgment. If 5 out of 8 people says PMP is tough and hard to crack they would believe it and quit without even trying. If majority say […]

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