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Yes, your project managers are PMP credential holders. Do they have the right tool to fight for you?

In many job descriptions of project managers, being PMP credential holder is one of the key requirements. More and more people are getting certified as PMP; More and more companies are sending their project managers for training and getting their project managers certified as PMP. We know that PMP exams are centered around Project Management …

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Lead Ourselves

An intrinsic set of emotions, preferences and values guides all our decisions and actions. Reflecting on personal values and behaviors, seeking feedback and being aware of our natural primary reactions opens up possibility of changing and improving personal behaviors. Personal experiences has a strong influence on how the individual makes sense of situations and people. …

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Results Oriented

The litmus test of an individual is whether she/he can deliver promises and get results. This question should always be asked: Will the present work realize the desired results or make the outcome more of a success? The answer to this question should be based upon to make decisions. Resources (time, money and attentions) are …

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Culture and Values

Cuture – a set of related behaviours within a community and the importance that individuals within the community attach to it. These may include shared values, visions, norms, symbols, beliefs, habits goals and etc. Values – a set of concepts on which the individuals in the community base their actions. In project management, culture and …

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Project Governance, Structure and Processes

There are existing structures, systems and processes within an Organization. They support projects and influence the way they are organised, implemented and managed. The visibility to all projects, programmes and  portfolios enables effective governance and supports to the overall projects and portfolios. The projects initiation and approval, the manpower assignment processes and project reporting on …

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Managing Stakeholders’ informal influences

A substantial part of influence comes from informal power. Stakeholders usually also have personal ambitions and interests. They often try to influence the processes and outcomes of the projects to their interests. Understanding and being able to influence and use these informal personal interests and the resulting politics is essential to ensure the success of …

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Strategy implementation by projects

Strategies are transformed into manageable elements using projects. Projects have to be managed in light of their alignment with the strategy, the vision and be ensured that they are highly correlated with the Mission and the Sustainability of the Organization. Projects also brings opportunity for project, programme and portfolio managers to influence organisational strategy and …

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Management By Projects

Projects are a way to deliver value to an Organization. They bring focus, control and specialisation to the Organization. They are established for just one set of objectives- to deliver this value. They are subject to predefined constraints including Budget, schedule and quality standards. This allows project governance and control. Project management has become a …

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Project, Programme and Portfolio managers are leading the way

Organizations and individuals, living in environments with overlapping and often conflicting stakeholder interests, are challenged with too much information and not enough communication and judged by their ability to deliver products and services that align with short and long-term strategies, to deliver benefits. Projects begin and end with people. The competent execution is at the …

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