Each project has its life cycle. A project manager defines the cycle and defines all phases. In the report, we present an exemplary life cycle created by a real student.
Creating a Change Management Plan is a mandatory step in project management practices. It is the responsibility of the project manager to define the Change Management process.
Every novice project manager needs advice and recommendations. In this article, we share a few topics that are good to keep in mind always in your career as a project manager.
Project management can be both easy and enjoyable, as well as unpleasant and stressful. Remember these tips.
Why do you want to be a Scrum Master? That’s what we asked a few Scrum students. Here is one interesting answer.
Risk management is a major topic in project management practices.
The staff assigned to the implementation of risk mitigation measures shall implement Critical Risk Mitigation Plans in the specific planning areas, in accordance with the specific responsibilities assigned.
Kaizen is a very popular term today which, however, has not yet been clarified to a very large part of the technological and management society. In this article, we briefly explain what Kaizen is and share the popular 20 keys to improving work in organizations and teams.
The Daily Scrum event is one of several official events from the popular Scrum process management framework and development approach.
Project management practices include creating a communication plan in the initial phases of the project.
It would be quite impossible to manage a project without communication with all stakeholders. Requirements, details, and solutions must be well discussed and approved by all important people in the chain of command.
The management we know today in organizations and companies around the world have roots that must be stated. The most significant figure among the representatives of the classical school outside the United States is undoubtedly Henry Fayol (1841-1925). And he, like most of the representatives of the classical school, makes his theoretical summaries and conclusions based on extensive management experience.
A human resource management plan is an important initial step in starting a project, and every project manager should be well aware of its idea and able to create such a plan.
What are, in your view, all possible reasons for an organization to decide to include Scrum in its manufacturing processes?
The Scrum process will help the team works together. Scrum is a framework in which people can cope with complex adaptive problems while delivering the highest value products productively.
The article describes the terminology and popular common practices in project management. The following topics represent the most used terms that are applied in public and private sectors and industries. Project management students and practitioners are welcome to use the material as a reference creation of educational resources or real management practices in the working environment.
There are different types of managers and leaders. However, among them, the rebel manager has a very specific way of thinking. What is going on in the heads of these team leaders?
What happens to all of the Unfinished Product Backlog Items? Nobody asks this question but it is important.
In the Everyday Project Management book, the author Jeff Davidson provides interesting and important details about reporting in project management and how the good project manager needs to respond, react and do their daily work in an efficient way. This is an amazing book and we recommend it to everyone in the project management field.
In this chapter, you learn about potential difficulties in reporting your results, how to effectively use communication tools and techniques, the value of giving credit to your team, and the importance of assuming any blame alone.
Choosing Project Management Software is your first and initial important step. In the Everyday Project Management book, the author Jeff Davidson provides details about choosing project management software tools, why and how you should do this very helpful for the entire lifecycle activity. Software tools are important topic in the BVOP project managers training program and on the project management training course of PMA.
In this chapter, you learn the types of software programs that are available, their capabilities, and which software functions are crucial, and you are given some guidelines for selection.