Project manager and project sponsor. Successful projects need both, and for the relationship between the two to be complementary. But too often what begins as a productive partnership tails off over the course of a project lifecycle. Here we look at what project professionals can do to ensure the relationship with their sponsor is a
Project and programme managers who apply a consistent risk-management approach are more likely to see positive outcomes, no matter the organisation or industry. Unfortunately, research shows as many as two-thirds fail to do so.
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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
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
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
Far from the traditional assumptions about what small government does and how it operates, local councils are constantly juggling new challenges in order to appease their customers, deliver projects on time and balance their own bottom line. Those challenges have been exacerbated thanks to the widespread disruption of COVID-19, but unlike some non-essential services, local
PRINCE2 is often cited as the most widely used project management method worldwide; it has become the international language for project management.