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27/07/2017

Overcoming obstacles: Lessons for the manager in leading a project

One of the benefits of becoming a certified Project Management Professional – apart from the generally higher rates of pay – is that you learn skills while training which give you an advantage when it comes to leading a project. However, no matter how much you learn and develop your skills, there will come a […]

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22/06/2017

Where did the concept of project management originate?

In a fascinating article Rebekah Peterman talks about the concepts of project management and how it originated. The piece is interesting as it takes the Wikipedia definition of project management… “the discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria. A project […]

Project Management
25/05/2017

The importance of being ethical in project management

Being a good project manager is more than just bringing in the job on time. Ethical behaviour is vital to establishing a reputation as a reliable and professional project manager. For guidance with ethical concerns, project managers should refer to the Project Management Institute’s code of ethics, as well as the Program Management Improvement and […]

Project Management
20/12/2016

News that program management legislation is now law is great for the industry

News that President Barack Obama has signed into law the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act is great for the industry. As studies from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) have shown over the years, certified Project Management Professionals (PMP®) earn on average up to 20% more than their non-certified colleagues. Knowing the value of project […]

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