Project, Program and Portfolio

Project, Program and Portfolio “Projects, programs, portfolios, and operations managed as a group to achieve strategic objectives. ” PMBOK A project is a temporary endeavour undertaken by a company or organization (such as the creation of a new product, service, or result) A program is a group of projects that are similar or related to one another, […]

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S-Curve

[pt_view id=”857efbfvr0″] S-Curve Not sure if any of us can provide a name of the project from our professional life which followed the plan 100%. Projects are highly unlikely to follow the plan. In order to be able to identify and measure the differences between the plan and the actual work performance, progress on the […]

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Project Manager’s Capability and Skills Development – PMP/CAPM

Project Manager’s Capability and Skills Development As it is said in the article(2) by Merla, E. (2011) ” As a project manager, your success is dependent on your mastery of many skills—both hard skills as well as soft skills”. In addition, to manage the Project systematically and complete them successfully, we also keep on learning […]

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What Is Project Charter and Its Importance? – PMP/CAPM

Project Charter: An Ultimate Guide to Showcase Your Project A project needs descriptive assistance through which others can understand the technicalities of it. Many would ask what this is? Who does it? Who signs it? Can a project manager write it? Is it a simple project document? Why is it important? The list goes on. […]

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Procurement, Purchasing, Types of Contracts, Risk Factors – PMP/CAPM

What is Procurement, Purchasing, Types of Contract and the Risk Factors Involved Questions like what is the difference between Procurement or Purchasing, Agreement or Contract, how to select the Procurement Contract, who carries the risk in which kind of Contract and many more are answered in this article. An article is a good place for […]

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Hammock Activity – PMP/CAPM

Many Project Managers use the terms Hammock activity and Summary activity interchangeably. I do agree that largely they have the same function on the project, but objectives are different for adding a summary and hammock activity. So before going into detail a quick overview of the Summary Activity is as follows; Summary Activity Summary activity […]

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Dangling Activities – PMP/CAPM

Dangling Activities Dangles are loosely-tied activities in the project schedules which means that they don’t have defined start or end dates. Project Schedule with Dangle or Dangling activities is not a close diagram and have open loops which make it’s logic incomplete. This happens because of missing clear, legitimate and logical relationships within activities of […]

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Validate Scope and Control Quality – PMP/CAPM

Control Quality, Validate Scope and Quality Assurance are three terminologies which keep bugging every new PMP Aspirant.  In the following article, I tried to make the two terms clear and then you might want to read the other one to be crystal clear with these terminologies. Control Quality Control Quality is the process of supervising […]

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Quality Assurance and Control Quality – PMP/CAPM

The following write up explains the difference between the Quality Assurance and the control Quality. Quality is the degree to which a set of inherent (existing) characteristics fulfils requirements. ISO 9000 Quality Assurance A set of activities that ensure quality in the processes by which end products are developed. Quality Assurance (QA) is the procedure […]

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