Project Management

Flint Water Crisis – How Risk Management could have helped

Risk Management Process and Flint Water Supply

Recent news about the Flint water crisis highlights the role of risk management in protecting human health and drinking water supplies. Public health, safety and well-being is a precious commodity. The development of safe public water supplies creates major benefits by improving living standards, quality of life, and protecting against disease and sickness. The successful Read more…

What is a Project Manager and What Do They Do?

What is a project manager and what do they do?

We’ve updated this popular article by adding a fun slideshow that looks at a day in the life of a project manager and answers “What is a project manager and what do they do?”  Use it and share it with your colleagues! Click below to view the full Haiku Deck with notes. To fully answer Read more…

Risk Register Template-The Benefits of a Standardized Approach

project risk register template

Your Risk Register Template is the tabular structure that provides a home for every element of your risk management process. Clever application of a standardized Risk Register Template helps you manage complexity and prevent failures, so that your projects are less risky, and more flexible and efficient. In an earlier article we reviewed the 12 Read more…

What are the 12 Key Elements of a Project Risk Register Template?

Project Risk Register Template

Your Project Risk Register Template is a handy tool to add structure and consistency to your project risk management process. Using this template framework puts you in the lead to quickly and easily carry out a complete risk management process. You identify, assess and treat risks, and bring your project team and stakeholders along on Read more…

The Risk Management Process-A Practical Technique for Identifying Risks

Risk Management process

Risk management is one of the most fascinating processes you encounter if you manage projects, organizations or strategy. Fascinating, because the identification and assessment of risk is a process that is both creative and systematic, using the right and left side of your brain. You engage your right brain creative, intuitive energy where you anticipate, Read more…

Work Breakdown Structure Training – Which Layout is Best for your WBS?

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Creating a work breakdown structure involves identifying and describing each task in a project. There are many ways you can present the Work Breakdown Structure for your project. This work breakdown structure training summary helps you work out which layout is best for your purpose, whether you are developing, presenting or communicating a work breakdown Read more…

Project Charter Tips-How to Write A Concise Project Charter

What is a Project Charter

A concise Project Charter will provide direction and a framework for your project. But writing a Charter can be viewed as a tedious obligation that is difficult and time consuming, with uncertainty about what should be included. That’s why this article gives guidance on how to write a concise Project Charter that includes the 8 Read more…