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Better Project Communications

Written By Alan Zucker, PMP, PMI-ACP Excellent “soft skills” differentiate the great project managers.  Since 90% of a project manager’s time is spent with others, it is no surprise that communications and emotional intelligence are vital traits. They are situationally aware, assess context, and communicate more effectively with their teams, customers, and stakeholders. Communications models …

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The Future of Project Management

The Future of Project Management

Written By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. Sr. Executive Director for Project Management International Institute for Learning, Inc. For more than fifty years, project management has been in use but perhaps not on a world-wide basis. What differentiated companies in the early years was whether or not they used project management, not how well they used it. …

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Reduce the Risk – Share the Success

By Luigi Morsa, Aerospace Engineer and Project Manager, SII Engineering & IT Risk Management is the act or practice of dealing with risk. It includes planning for risk, assessing (identifying and analyzing) risk issues, developing risk handling strategies, and monitoring risks to determine how they have changed (Ref. [1]). Risk Management is important because it …

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The Six Pillars of Project Management – a Path for 2030

By Harold Kerzner, PhD and J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, PfMP   Introduction For more than four decades, we have been fortunate to teach project management courses to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to conduct seminars and webinars for practicing project and working professionals worldwide. Our greatest joy, as each session comes to a …

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Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained

Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained By Karim Radwan, CAIA, PMP Since the Agile Manifesto was written in 2001 by a group of software practitioners, Agile approaches have been taking over the project management scene at a steady pace. Some say Agile is a mindset, not a methodology. Others believe Agile is the silver bullet …

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Managing Conflicts in Projects

Managing Conflicts in Projects By Luigi Morsa, Aerospace Engineer and Project Manager, SII Engineering & IT Managing a team is complex and challenging at the same time. Team members naturally have different perceptions, personalities, characters, and ideas. Creating a productive work environment and minimizing conflict within a team is not easy. In managing conflict in …

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