Project Planning Right First Time

How to Become a Successful and Practical Project Manager: Project Planning, is designed for aspiring project managers and project team members wanting to get more involved in managing projects. Project Planning This project management training course is structured around the premise that all projects have a beginning, a middle and an end and that all…

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Scope Statement Well Written

Proper scope management is critical to the success of any project, especially in terms of time and money. And one of the first tasks of any practical project manager is to develop a written scope statement. A scope Statement Forms the basis for agreement between customer and supplier Will be the basis for all project related…

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Project Management is Just Too Hard

My theory is that today, project management is getting too theoretical We’re getting lost in a maze of processes and we’re losing direction. Inexperienced project team members lose interest in project management because they’re unable to understand why there is a need for 47 processes, 5 process groups and 10 knowledge areas.

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Scope Definition is Key or the Project Will Never Complete

Clear and unambiguous scope definition is paramount to successful completion of any project. Without a clear and agreed and approved and signed-off scope definition there will always be confusion and delays in project completion because your customer will always be asking for more. Both Parties Need to Sign-off on the Project Scope I cannot emphasise…

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Earned Value Analysis for Practical Project Managers

Astound your project steering team when you include Earned Value Analysis into your project status reports Earned Value Analysis Earned Value Analysis is a process for monitoring and reporting the true health of a project By combining the planned scope, schedule and cost with the actual work complete you can assess project performance, estimate the…

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