No organisation has the resources to fund every project. It’s therefore safe to say that when decision makers are reviewing your business case they’ll most likely be looking for a reason to say ‘no’. This is why an effective business case is about more than simply listing the costs and benefits of a project. As far as possible it needs to be watertight. When writing a business case, use our comprehensive checklist and prove your project is worth the investment.
Project management has had a long history in sectors such as construction, IT, defence, mining and government, but career paths for those with project skills now stretch beyond traditional roles. Find out where new opportunities are opening up and how you can tap into them.
In the fourth instalment of The Agile Journey, we delve into the make-up of a Scrum team, specifically the roles, responsibilities and attributes of the two most pivotal players: the product owner and Scrum master.
Immersing yourself in the world of agile can lead to diverse career opportunities with plenty of room for growth. We explore what agile project management entails, how to get accredited and why agile experts are in demand.
Could a career in project management be for you? We explore what being a PM entails, how to get accredited and why project management is such a diverse career choice.
Business analysts are highly sought after across a variety of interesting sectors, but what does it actually take to become a BA and what are some of the things you can expect along the way? Here we explore the role of a business analyst and consider why a career as a BA can be so fulfilling.
Now Australia is on the other side of the COVID pandemic and firmly in recovery mode, we look at where opportunities are opening up for new entrants to the project management sector and the industries and roles primed for growth over the next decade. The impacts of COVID-19 over the past year, from budget cuts,
Like all successful leaders, heads of PMOs must possess both hard and soft skills in order to drive their teams, and their careers, forward. But elevation into a leadership role often occurs based on hard skills alone. This can lead to a state of cognitive dissonance well known to anyone in business: “What got you
Agility and adaptability have always been a savvy project manager’s best friend. And after a year in which the coronavirus pandemic decimated many best-laid plans, flexibility and the ability to create and sustain value in a challenging environment is vital. This is where change management comes in. ‘Stop. We have another new priority.’ Sound familiar?
Even before COVID-19 turned the business world on its head, rapid globalisation and hyper-connectivity were transforming the day-to-day for organisations. As we accelerate into 2021, Mike Boutel, PM-Partners’ Head of Training, considers the critical capabilities project managers need to arm themselves with in order to navigate the challenging road ahead. After the global pandemic threw