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.
Looking to get back on track after the events of 2020? Find out how to align strategy with execution using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) through Lean Portfolio Management. Apply lean and systems thinking to strategy and investment funding to enable business agility. Within today’s environment, organisations are struggling to make decisions about what they
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,
When racing to deliver a complex project on time, the last thing you want to worry about is conflict in the workplace. Here’s how to better manage difficult conversations and reach a resolution quickly and calmly. Workplace conflict can impact morale, reduce productivity and disrupt timelines. Whether you need to resolve a misunderstanding between colleagues,
So, you’ve completed your training and you now understand PRINCE2 as a project management method. What’s next? Here, Tracey Copland, Head of Development at PM-Partners unpacks the main steps required to successfully embed the methodology in your organisation. The right project management method can be the difference between success and failure. Widely regarded as the most practised
The daily standup (or daily scrum) is becoming a regular event for teams in many projects. Standups are an integral part of agile teams. As a project manager are you conversant with the conventions of a standup? What is your role (if any) in a standup? What is a Standup? A standup is a short
On the run up to our webinar Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) 5th edition – the Official Release, Tracey Copland Head of Development at PM-Partners, revisits the origins of MSP, shares some of the thinking behind the update and provides a taste of what you can expect from the new design. WHAT IS MANAGING SUCCESSFUL PROGRAMMES (MSP®)? In an
Poised to form the backbone of Australia’s economic recovery All major Victorian Government funded projects, valued at over $20m, mandate that 10% of the workforce be on a traineeship. Many organisations are unaware that a Certificate IV in Project Management BSB41515 contributes towards compliance of the mandate. In addition, the mandate rules also allow for a qualification
In the 2019/20 financial year the NSW State Government committed to invest $90B on projects in the following four years. As a result construction projects are becoming larger, more complex and inherently more risky. From 1st July 2020 all NSW Government funded projects valued at over $100 million, mandate that 20% of the workforce needs to