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What does a business analyst do on a project, and how is that different to the role of the project manager? The headline is that the two roles serve different purposes but a lot of the skills used are similar across both positions. Dive into the jobs and see how they work together to successfully deliver a project. Just click on the link!
Are you looking for free project management training? Or maybe an online course that will help you get started if you haven’t managed a project before? Kickoff from PMI is a free digital learning tool that helps you kick off successful projects – from start to finish – in just 45 minutes. No crazy jargon to hold you back, no boring lectures to put you to sleep, and certainly no unnecessary material you’d find in a capstone seminar. Check out the link to read more!
Strategic thinking is one of those skills that gets tossed around as something project managers should have. But how can you be more strategic in a practical way? Click on the link to find out the 3 things I think you can do as a project manager or leader of a project delivery function to try to bring more of the ‘strategic’ into the way you work.
This is a really versatile document. You could use this when you need to quickly summarize the high level deliverables, objectives, people, cost and time commitments without going into pages of detail that might not be relevant to them. Get a free Terms of Reference template, perfect for your projects. Click now!
How do you start to get your work under control when you are juggling several projects at once? The starting point is knowing how all the different parts of your workload fit together so you can manage them in an efficient way. And don't worry, there's a simple 5-step framework that will guide you through. Click on the link to read more!
There’s a trend towards more and more work being run in a projectized way, which means more and more people doing project management as part of their day job. So will we need ‘professional’ project managers in the future? People who just do managing projects? What is the future of project management? Click on the link to take a look ahead and see what the next 10 years will bring for project management software, jobs, and the role itself.
We’re flipping the script. For too long, this profession has been all about getting the certification and ticking the box to say you’ve taken an exam. We're talking about mentorship. Something where you can develop the skills and confidence you want with people who are cheering you on. Perhaps Project Management Rebels is the right fit for you? Click on the link to find out more!
In honour of #WorldBookDay we are celebrating everything books, but not just any books, project management books of course! This guide to being a project manager in IT sets out required skills, essential competencies and responsibilities. Also including tools, methods and Agile approaches + best practices for managing stakeholders and financial management. Want to get reading? Click here: elizabeth-harrin.com/elizabeths-books/ #projectmanagement #books #projectmanagers #worldbookday
Sometimes the combination of work and life can feel too complicated, but there are simple ways we can wade through the mess and simplify. 1. Resolve it 2. Minimize it 3. Live with it It's so hard to Do All The Things. We're in your corner. Improve engagement and deliver results for your projects. Click the link to find out more.