Project Management

What is a Project Charter?

What is a Project Charter

What is a Project Charter and why is it important? One of the first and most famous charters is the Magna Carta. Written in Medieval Latin almost 800 years ago, it set out the rights of citizens in feudal England and formed the foundation of modern democracies. It went through a number of adaptations and Read more…

How do organizational structures affect projects and project management?

Project Life Cycle

To answer the question – How do organizational structures affect projects and project management? – requires an understanding of the different organizational structures and their effects. It’s true that the structure of an organization can have a major impact on project management. Think about your own experience. Is it difficult to get traction on your Read more…

Project Management–What are the Fundamental Project Constraints?

Project Management Triangle

All projects are carried out under certain constraints. It doesn’t matter what the project involves – it will be limited by three fundamental project constraints – scope, cost and time. In project management jargon, this set of constraints is known by several names – the project triangle, the iron triangle, the scope-cost-time equilibrium, and the Read more…

What is Project Management and how can it help your career?

What is project management?

Before we can answer the question – What is project management? – we need to define projects. A project has three main attributes, it is unique, it is time bound and it has limited resources. Unique. The most significant characteristic of a project is uniqueness. Think St Peter’s Basilica and the Coliseum in Rome or Read more…

Stakeholder mapping and management is key to successful project management

If you follow a systematic process for stakeholder mapping and management, then you have taken a key step towards managing your project successfully. Many projects stumble and encounter difficulties due to inadequate stakeholder mapping. This can occur for a variety of reasons: It can be as simple as not identifying key stakeholders. If they are Read more…

Recommendations for Project Scheduling Software

There is a huge variety of Project Scheduling Software available in the marketplace. Recommendations for project scheduling software from users is one of the best ways to determine which is the right project scheduling software for you. So, we encourage our online community to join the discussion below and share their experiences with project scheduling Read more…