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Project Management Skills- Articles

The content is the direct output of 18 plus years of my project management experience. I am a strong believer in PMI’s mantra to learn from your mistakes and from you seniors. This is an effort to capture and communicate the tacit part of the Project management knowledge for the betterment of future project managers, in addition, to learn from my own mistakes.

Learning from the past is a great way of learning project management skills and deliver project objectives on different types of projects successfully.

Definitely, the articles will also help you in acquiring the project management certification (PMP) by guiding you on how to answers questions related to soft skills like leadership and communication.

8 Common Project Manager Mistakes

8 Common Project Manager Mistakes No one can be a master of all; it’s too difficult a task. But you can definitely be a Jack-or-Jill-of-all-trades. As project managers, we wear multiple hats—from being facilitators and problem-solvers to translating corporate needs into actionable plans for teams and supporting assets This exposes our weaknesses on multiple fronts. …

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9 Essential Leadership Traits

9 Essential Leadership Traits When we think of project managers, we think of team leaders accountable for delivering the project within the allocated deadline and budget set by the client. In reality, it takes a lot to become a project manager. Achieving a leadership position comes with massive responsibility and requires certain character qualities. Leaders …

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Resign Your Job, Not Your Dignity

Resign Your Job, Not Your Dignity Most of us would agree that it’s a small world—and even smaller within professional circles. We need to make sure that we leave good impressions on the people we meet—especially where we work. I understand that this is not always possible—we can’t make everyone happy, but we must try. …

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The Project Manager and Business Analyst: A Unique Relationship

Project Manager and Business Analyst??? An argument that I have with myself daily on the job is whether I am a project manager or a business analyst. Should I advise on the solution, or should I stay in the PM lane and let the solution architect and the business side deal with it? Many of …

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The Problems With Monetary Motivators

The Problems With Monetary Motivators Many business owners think that getting peak performance from employees is simple—just tie cash rewards to goals. This technique is a mistake. One size doesn’t fit all, as every human being is at a different stage of their life and will be motivated by different rewards and recognition. The biggest …

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A Glimpse Into Our PM Future

A Glimpse Into Our PM Future In today’s world where we are experiencing massive changes in all facets of life (the largest ever after the third industrial revolution), project management has become quite pervasive. In this era of Industry 4.0, the methodologies we learn in this field are being used in almost every other industry …

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Professional Networks, personal rapport and project success

Strengthening professional networks inside the workplace is as important as the networks you build outside your professional life. Building long-lasting professional relationships require you demonstrate sound business ethics and principles, and that you validate considerations expected of an excellent employee. Help Employees Navigate the Organization Every employee has a certain position in the hierarchy of …

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Business Analysis Core Concept Model (BACCM)

Business Analysis Core Concept Model (BACCM) The Business Analyst Core Concept Model (BACCM) comprises of six fundamental concepts that are interrelated through a dynamic theoretical system. Undeniably, this is a powerful tool for a systematic understanding of controlled organizational change. This defines the framework for the business analysis profession. Let’s explore the six critical components …

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