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Laying A Concrete Foundation: 5 Work Ethics Every Project Manager Must Follow

Although project management seems a simple task to many, it become tricky to handle. How well an individual handles a project determines its success or failure. Where each project manager has some unique traits of managing a project, there are some important ethics that everyone should consider for effective results. The question arises: if different…

3 Ways to Surf the Flow of Your Project Management Cycle

There’s a definite cycle to project management. You move from the input of technical data to the communication activities of human interactions. This cycle is constantly shifting as you move forward, changing at any moment the probability of success for the project management. If data isn’t managed correctly, errors in timelines and schedules occur. When…

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 4

Think Win-Win While the project schedule is an important tool for many project managers, it is often misunderstood (or not understood at all) by project team members. When building the work breakdown structure (WBS) for the project, you will get a more accurate definition of scope (and as a result, the schedule) by involving the…

How to Tell Stakeholders the Bad News

Maybe one of these situations sounds familiar… You’ve just found out your resources have been slashed by 30 percent, but the sponsor won’t budge on the workload. More with less is the new normal. After nearly a year of development on a technical system to integrate several disparate processes within finance, end user testing results…

Fast Track Project Management Success: How to Utilize Relevant Microsoft Technology

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: In today’s mobile and project-centric work environment, the ability to coordinate multiple projects with distributed teams—and making high-level strategic decisions based upon consolidated project progress, risk and resource usage information—is…

Critical Thinking: The Art of Thinking Clearly and Rationally

We like or dislike people even before we know more about them. We quickly jump to conclusions because we give too much importance to the information that’s right in front of us. Why does this happen? Let’s find out. Our life is made of moments. Each moment is created by the choices we made. What…

Top 5 Pitfalls that Derail Corporate Decision Making

Despite the wealth of information available to us these days, many of today’s best and brightest business leaders still make poor decisions. This is unfortunate, because sound decision making is at the heart of every company’s success. Even if you have the best education and years of experience, its still possible and common to make…

What Makes a Successful Portfolio Manager

Portfolio management experts Dr Shan Rajegopal and Rich Weller discuss the essential skills which every practitioner needs. What does it take to be a successful portfolio manager? For Pcubed experts Dr. Shan Rajegopal and Rich Weller, the best portfolio managers bring together a dynamic mix of experience, people skills, the discipline to implement the right…

Webinar: Is Upgrade Right for Me

Please log in above or start a free trial to view this video   Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description:  Making the decision to upgrade from Microsoft Project 2003 or 2007 to Project 2010 involves…

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