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Two short videos on project management, entrepreneurship, and SUKAD

The-SUKAD-Team-at-Dubai-SME100-Award-CeremonyAll of our blogs has been text blogs so far and we will experiment with video blogs in the future. In the mean time we want to share these two short videos with you all. You can access the videos through our Project Management Knowledge Portal via http://knowledge.sukad.com/videos-and-audios or directly from the host site per below. Continue reading

Is project management certification valuable?

Introduction

“Certification is a must!”

“Certification is valuable!”

“Certification nice but does not add significant value!”

“Eliminate the accidental project manager – certify them”

“Certification is required”

There are too many arguments and positions on the value of certifications so what is reality, if there is one? The reality is limited to one fact: there is no agreement on the value of certification; at least in the domain of project management. Continue reading

A project management model for launching a business

This is our fourth article on entrepreneurship and a continuation of our last post!

In the last post, we stressed our view where we think that project management is the necessary link that is missing from the entrepreneurship world. We suggested a model, which is derived from the SUKAD Customizable and Adaptable Methodology for Managing Projects™ (CAM2P™), is a project life span model that divides the project life span into three distinct phases; which we explain here. Continue reading

Is project management the missing link for entrepreneurship?

This is our third article on entrepreneurship!

Introduction

There has been a great deal of emphasis on entrepreneurship and the need for more and more entrepreneurs in the region (West Asia and the Arab World) to help create jobs for the future of the region. There is also a lot of enthusiasm and encouragement for new entrepreneurs – but are we forgetting something? It is great to have the “spirit” but is spirit enough? Do our prospective entrepreneurs know to how to take their dreams from the idea into effective operation? Is business planning over emphasized or is it enough? Continue reading