Project Manager Blog Posts

Use These Three Steps to Create a Resource Plan

A Resource Plan identifies the physical resources required to complete a project. It lists each of the resource types (such as labor, equipment and materials) and how many of each you need. If you would like to define a comprehensive Resource Plan fo...
by Doable Finance on Mar 29, 2015

Four Ways to Manage the “Project Grapevine”

Back in the 60′, Motown’s “I Heard it Through the Grapevine” was a huge hit, made famous by Marvin Gaye. Marvin may no longer be with us, but the grapevine he sang about is alive and well. The “grapevine” is a grea...
by Doable Finance on Mar 22, 2015

Project Mistake Number 5: Poor Quality Results

The purpose of quality management is to first understand the expectations of the client in terms of quality, and then put a proactive plan and process in place to meet those expectations. Poor quality leads to poor results. Like the other common proj...
by Doable Finance on Mar 20, 2015

Project Mistake Number 4: Poor Communication

Many years ago, a good project manager might have gotten away with being a poor communicator. The customers typically didn’t like it, but as long as the project manager could deliver the goods, the customer may have been inclined to let them do the...
by Doable Finance on Mar 19, 2015

Project Mistake Number 3: Not Keeping Schedule Up-to-Date

The schedule is a vital tool to ensure that the project manager and project team know what they need to do to complete the project. If you have a poor schedule, or you don’t update your schedule, you are never quite sure how you are progressing...
by Doable Finance on Mar 18, 2015

Project Mistake Number 2: Poor Scope Change Management

Let’s say you have done a good job defining and planning the project. You’re home free, right? Not exactly. It is very common that once the project starts, the sponsor ends up asking for more (or different) work than what was originally agreed to...
by Doable Finance on Mar 17, 2015

Use These Six Steps to Resolve Project Conflict

Good people managers can work with all kinds of people, and don’t shy away from the challenge of working through difficulty. This is especially true when there is conflict on a project. You need to face the conflict and not ignore it. Ignoring...
by Doable Finance on Mar 15, 2015

Avoid the Number One Project Mistake: Inadequate Planning

Have you ever attended an end-of-project meeting on a project that had major problems? If you have, chances are that one of the major themes you will hear is that “we should have spent more time planning.” Let’s face it, most project manage...
by Doable Finance on Mar 8, 2015

Project Mistake Number 1: Inadequate Planning

Have you ever attended an end-of-project meeting on a project that had major problems? If you have, chances are that one of the major themes you will hear is that “we should have spent more time planning.” Let’s face it, most project manage...
by Doable Finance on Mar 8, 2015

Use a Simple Service Request Process for Small Projects

In a small project, there is usually not a lot of effort associated with formally defining the work. However, some definition work still needs to be done. The result of this short definition is a one-to-two page document called a Service Request. The...
by Doable Finance on Mar 1, 2015

SERP Recruitment 2015-Project Manager Jobs

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by gurujobalert on Feb 24, 2015

Practice These Three Key Ways to Control Project Politics

What happens when your project sponsor wants a different outcome for the project than your other management team and stakeholders want? The answer is that each party tries to influence the project to get what they want. This is one way you get into p...
by Doable Finance on Feb 22, 2015

Here are Six Ways to Communicate Project Status

Most of us still create some variation of a paper status report to communicate progress on our project. I remember when these reports were printed on paper. An old manager of mine once asked me to review a large binder of paper status reports and tel...
by Doable Finance on Feb 15, 2015

Eight Less Obvious Ways to Find Project Success

There are many techniques and processes to help you be successful on a project. Some of them like better estimating and defining requirements are pretty standard and obvious. Here are some other ways to increase the likelihood of success on your proj...
by Doable Finance on Feb 8, 2015

Use These Six Techniques To Provide Meaningful Performance Feedback

The job description of the project manager normally does not include providing formal performance reviews to team members. This is usually a responsibility of each employee’s functional manager. However, there is no question that a project manager...
by Doable Finance on Feb 1, 2015

Chief Project Manager & other Recruitment @ EDUK

Chief Project Manager & other Recruitment @ EDUK- Energy Department Government of Uttarakhand invited application for the vacant post of Chief Project Manager & other.… Read the rest The post Chief Project Manager & other Recruitme...
by All Sarkari Naukri on Jan 29, 2015

Use These Two Techniques for Managing a Schedule

There are many great techniques that help you manage the schedule on your project. It’s not just dates that you as project manager assign to project activities. The schedule also includes matching the resources of equipment, materials and labor...
by Doable Finance on Jan 25, 2015

Chief Project Manager & other Recruitment @ Energy Depart. UK

Chief Project Manager & other Recruitment @ Energy Depart. UK- Energy Department Government of Uttarakhand invited application for the vacant post of Chief Project Manager, HR & Training specialist, Environmental & Social Safeguard Speci...
by All Sarkari Naukri on Jan 25, 2015

JRF,SRF & other Recruitment @ IITB

JRF,SRF & other Recruitment @ IITB- INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BOMBAY  invited application for the vacant post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF), Senior Research Fellow (SRF), Research Associate (RA), Project Research Associate (PRA1), Project...
by All Sarkari Naukri on Jan 19, 2015

Project Manager (Unit Head) & other Recruitment @ UDP, Jharkhand

Asst project  manager & other Recruitment @  UDP, Jharkhand- URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT, JHARKHAND invited application for the vacant post of PROJECT MANAGER (UNIT HEAD) & other.… Read the rest The post Project Manager (Unit Head)...
by All Sarkari Naukri on Jan 17, 2015
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