Category Archives for Project Management

How to Close a Project Successfully

Knowing how to close a project successfully is one thing that distinguishes good project managers from bad. Good projects finish with purpose, bad projects tend to close with a whimper. Just because your deliverables are complete does not mean the project is complete. There is still lots to do. The steps you need to take […]

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Communication in Project Management

A key part of actively managing a project day-to-day is communication. In this article we’re going to look at formal communication in project management – how we communicate with stakeholders to ensure we successfully meet the communication needs of all stakeholders. Perception management is a very important part of project management. A good project manager will never […]

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Change Request Template

Change requests occur because projects are unique in nature – essentially each project has never been undertaken before and is thus unique. This uniqueness brings with it inherent risk as we don’t understand everything about the project and its deliverables when we start the project. This risk could potentially delay the project or mean that it […]

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Project Management Soft Skills

Rarely, if ever, do projects run so smoothly that everything just falls into place. Even with access to an exceptional project team, the difference between a good project manager and a bad one can mean the difference between the success or failure of a project. From a broad perspective, the key skills a project manager […]

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