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Nailing Down the Project Budget business cost management technical Dec 04, 2022

A completed project budget can help you determine if a project is financially viable. With it, you may spend what was expected and get the return on investment you want. But it takes many steps to get the best budget and nail it down before starting a project. Let's dive into what goes into...

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5 Best MS Project Tips schedule management technical Nov 27, 2022

As someone that has used MS Project for over 20 years, I've learned a thing or two about how to make MS Project work better. Here are five tips I hope will ensure more project success.

Establish a baseline. A baseline is a copy of your initial schedule, and you don't want to lose track of it....

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The Difference Between Project Management and Project Coordination people project integration management Nov 20, 2022

Project management is a popular job title and career, but the title is often given out without understanding the role. Finding the right person for the job is getting more challenging because many claim they're project managers when they don't know what the role entails.

The truth is that there...

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How to Get Started in Project Management people project integration management Nov 13, 2022

Project management is a great career. If you love to solve problems, love working with people, and want to use your creativity every day, project management could be a good fit for you.

First, it's proliferating as the world becomes increasingly connected and technological. In fact, according to...

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The Importance of Documenting and Tracking Project Costs cost management technical Nov 06, 2022

It's no secret that projects can be expensive. Even working with a small team, labor and materials costs can add up quickly. It's essential to budget, track expenses, and know how much money flows in and out of your project—and when. The best way to do this is by monitoring your project...

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How to Succeed as an Accidental Project Manager people project integration management Oct 30, 2022

What’s an accidental project manager, you ask? It’s anyone who finds themselves in the role without training or support. Occasionally, accidental project managers are given PMI’s PMBOK Guide® or a Microsoft Project manual and told to manage projects.

Being a project manager...

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Building a Sustainable Business business project integration management resource management Oct 23, 2022

There are a number of reasons why people start green businesses. Some people want to make a difference in their community. Others want to help the environment. Still, others want to make money and have fun at the same time. Regardless of your reason, many benefits come with starting a sustainable...

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How to Design Effective Project Meetings people project integration management resource management schedule management technical Oct 16, 2022

Various types of meetings can be essential tools for managing projects and solving problems. They allow you to bring together the right people at the right time to share ideas, build consensus, and make decisions. But if you're not careful about how your meetings are designed, they can waste...

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5 Ways to Make Your Project Stress Free people project integration management Oct 09, 2022

We've all been there: the project that seems like it will never end. No matter how much time you have or how much support you have from your team, sometimes it feels like you're stuck in an endless cycle of confusion, stress, and fatigue. Here are five ways to make sure your project doesn't...

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Managing Difficult Stakeholders people stakeholder management technical Oct 02, 2022

Nearly every workplace has its share of challenging and difficult to manage stakeholders. The trick is to know how to approach and manage these people without letting them get the best of you. When you can do that, the entire team will also be better off!

A challenging stakeholder is anyone who...

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How To Survive Your First Years As A Project Manager people project integration management resource management technical Sep 25, 2022

Project management is one of the most critical roles in any organization. It takes a special kind of person to lead successful projects and teams. At the end of the day, you can do anything but not everything. Project management might seem a bit overwhelming initially, but don't let anything...

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5 Tips for Managing Multiple Projects project integration management technical Sep 18, 2022

Managing multiple projects can be challenging and even overwhelming at times. However, with the right tools and strategies, you can organize your workflow to make it easier to handle multiple tasks. Focusing on what you can control and prioritizing the essential tasks is critical. Communicate...

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