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05/09/2017

Best practices as we head into the Fall project management season

As we hit Fall project management professionals may be searching for a new job or a new proposal to sink their teeth into or looking to top up their qualification with Professional Development Units. In this blog, we’ll be looking at some of the best practices for submitting for a project, for obtaining PDUs or preparing […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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