We often describe Project Management as a methodology-driven profession. And it’s true to a degree: there are a lot of Project Management methodologies.
Project Integration Management is the glue that holds the parts of your project together. It’s a discipline common to all project management methodologies.
The role of the project manager is a big one, with lots of things you need to do. So, do you fully understand the scope of your role & its responsibilities?
Project Implementation (aka project delivery or execution) is when things get going. After definition, scoping & planning, it’s time to make things happen.
Here’s where you implement your project, execute your plan, and deliver the benefits your sponsor commissioned. So, although I’d argue that this is the easy bit, you have to get it right.
The term ‘Senior Responsible Owner’ or SRO comes from the UK Government’s Program Management methodology, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP). It also appears in the related and far more widely known PRINCE2 methodology. So, what is a Senior Responsible Owner – SRO? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.
Today, over a million project managers use PRINCE2 in countries all over the world in public and private sector projects. It’s attention to rigor and good governance make it a popular standard for many organizations.
The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. Yet it has the potential to transform your project management, deliver more successful projects, and make you a better project manager. A Stage Gate is also known by many other names: Phase Gate (PMBOK 6th Edition) Gateway (PRINCE2) Boundary Gate (most pleasing expression of […]
Yes, we’ve had a huge revolution in how we can learn and teach ourselves. And you may be ready for a project management course. But, for a new project manager, project management books are still a great way to learn. And for those of us with experience under our belts, the right project management books […]
If you are involved in Project Management in the UK, or work in the public sector, you’ll have heard of PRINCE2. And if you are a PM anywhere else, you perhaps should have. So, What is PRINCE2? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.
Of all the questions I get asked in live project management training, one is the most frequent. ‘Should I get a Project Management qualification?’ Unfortunately, this simple question to ask is far from easy to answer. Because there are many different scenarios – each with their own answer. In this article, I want to break […]