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Introduction to Project Management

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When I was working as a junior software developer, I was under the impression that project management and project manager are futile. Obviously, I was way to naive to understand the gravity of thin...

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"Now that we understand that project management is essential for the success of any project, let us take a 30000 feet view at key responsibilities of the Project Manager."

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Role of the Project Manager

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The project manager's role in a nutshell is the overall responsibility for the successful planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of a project.


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Introduction to The Nine Project Management Knowledge Areas

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As a PMP I often get questions about what goes into running a project. I will try to explain in a couple of articles the various components that make up a project. There are several ways to look at a project as a whole.

 

You can view it as a series of processes. Some processes are executed in order and some are recurring processes that are executed at various stages throughout the entire project.

 

You can also view the project from the different knowledge areas that are needed to execute the project. I will cover the knowledge areas in this article and go on to the processes in my next article.

 

There are nine knowledge areas and each one covers its own important part of the project. A knowledge area can cover several phases or process groups of the project. The nine areas are mentioned below in some detail.


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Mastering the Basics of Project Management: Differences Between Portfolio Management, Programme Management and Project Management

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Continuing my series Mastering the Basics of Project Management, in this article we'll study the differences between Portfolio Management, Programme Management and Project Management.There is often...

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Managing a Project Team

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In managing a project team, a Project Manager needs to possess excellent analytical and organizational skills. A technical proficiency in the specialist area of their project is also a distinct advantage. Remember, though, that projects achieve their outcomes through people – a variety of people working together in a coordinated way to produce the desired results.

 

How are you encouraging peak performance from your project team? As with any manager getting the best out of their people, you will need to pay attention to your general leadership and management skills. Some of these skill areas that you will need to pay attention to are:


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Project Management Life Cycle Templates for Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint

Project Management Life Cycle Templates for Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint | Project Management fundamentals | Scoop.it
Download one or all of these free templates to create a custom PM life cycle to suit your needs. The templates are compatible with Office 2007, 2010 and 2013 programs as well as 2003, provided you have the Office Compatibility Pack installed.
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Top 10 Project Management Trends for 2014

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The top 10 trends in project management highlight the need for leadership within projects, whether agile or Waterfall.

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When is a Project Manager not a Project Manager

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It seems that these days everyone claims to be a project manager. But are these 'true' project management roles? Let's find out what makes a project manager.

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Project Life Cycle Presentation

Our video presentation about the stages of the project life cycle. By Ben Daniels and Jasmine Moore.
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Unveiling the Clandestine for Successful Project Management Assemblages

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The idea of building, managing and retaining a project management team is certainly not new to project managers. However, the secret behind successful project teams still remains unveiled. Although managers in every workplace talk about having a productive and proactive project team


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Project Management Life Cycle - Project Management 101

Project Management 101 overview of the Project Management Life Cycle. See the full transcript on our website: http://projectplanonline.com/?p=2213 https://ww...
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Seventy-Five Percent of Surveyed Project Managers Say Their Job Has Grown ... - PR Web (press release)

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A project manager's core responsibility—to deliver projects on time and budget with the anticipated quality—has changed little.
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Video: Basics Of Project Management - Quality Assurance and Project Management

This is a lovely video found on Youtube. It talks about some basic fundamentals of project management in a very simple manner but conveying the message very clearly and crisply. Nothing much to say about what is there in this video.

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The Worst Mistake You Can Make As A Project Manager

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There are plenty of things you can do as a Project Manager that can cause issues for yourself, your team and your project and these are exactly the sorts of things we teach you to spot and avoid on our Introduction to Project Management Training Course.

 

There’s one mistake though that above all others will cause an immeasurable amount of grief all round: Trying to do too much.


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Sometimes Simpler Is Better for Project Management

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Back to basics! Nothing more conducive than a simple process that everyone understands, followed by cadence of... http://t.co/ifYahXQSHw
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Introduction To Project Management Life Cycle – Four Phases | Project Management Certification and Software

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Introduction To Project Management Life Cycle, There may be difference in the research phases but I will discuss four phases one by one according to my (#ProjectManagement: Introduction To Project Management Life Cycle – Four Phases
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Project Management Basics for Small Businesses | Simplifythis Blog

Project Management Basics for Small Businesses | Simplifythis Blog | Project Management fundamentals | Scoop.it
The ability to successfully deliver on projects depends less on a magical snap of our fingers and more on the application of these best practices.
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