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PMI’s PMP Application

Before jumping into PMI’s PMP Application, let’s first review what is the project and how it is different from operations. Projects are temporary endeavours that are designed to achieve a specific goal or objective, while operations are ongoing processes that are designed to achieve a continuous objective or goal. Effective project management practices can help […]

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What are Models, Artifacts, and Methods?

Models, Artifacts and Methods are a set of tools to help you get the Project Management job done. PMi Calls them Options for Enabling Outcome Models Models help us to see complex reality as simple, simplified things and show us approaches to optimise our actual work. They help to explain what works in the real […]

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Tailoring

In project management, there isn’t a universal method that fits every project. Each project is distinct and comes with its own set of needs. To ensure we’re equipped with the most suitable tools, we need to focus heavily on tailoring. Tailoring: Determining the appropriate combination of processes, inputs, tools, techniques, outputs, and life cycle phases […]

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12 Project Management Principles

A principle is usually defined as a statement of: PMI’s guiding definition of a principle is:  A statement that captures and summarizes a generally accepted objective for the practice of the disciplines and functions of portfolio, program, and project management. These 12 Project Management Principles include stewardship, teamwork, stakeholder engagement, value creation, systems thinking, leadership, tailored […]

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OSCAR coaching and mentoring model

The OSCAR coaching and mentoring model, developed by Karen Whittleworth and Andrew Gilbert, is a structured framework used for coaching and mentoring interactions. This helps in selecting a situational Leadership style. The acronym “OSCAR” stands for:

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PRECEDENCE DIAGRAMMING METHOD (PDM)

The precedence diagramming method (PDM) or Activity on Node (AON) is the most commonly used method for arranging the project work visually. Within the PDM technique, tasks are depicted as nodes, outlining their logical relationships or dependencies. This visual representation elucidates the sequential logic guiding the order in which activities are intended to be executed. […]

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Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)

The Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) is a document that links requirements throughout the validation process and project lifecyle. The purpose of the Requirements Traceability Matrix is to ensure that all requirements defined for a system are tested in the test protocols. It ensures that requirements approved in requirements documentation are delivered at the end of the project. Advantages of RTM Optional Items […]

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Make-or-Buy Analysis

Make-or-Buy Analysis is the process of gathering and organizing data about product requirements and analyzing them against available alternatives, including the purchase or internal manufacture of the product As part of the Procurement Management Plan, we do a Make-or-Buy Analysis which results in the Make-or-Buy Decision Make-or-buy analysis may use payback period, return on investment […]

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