Once again, how to apply project management in the real world? We will continue with PM4Youth and focus on applied project management, using a project-based learning approach. However, before we get into the case study (next post), we will share a quick lesson with my boys. The first lesson was to help my eldest son Sumer to plan the next stage of his University Project.
ISO 21500 mentions the need to have three types of processes to deliver projects, project management processes, product processes and support processes. However, ISO focuses on the PM Processes. Continue reading
There is a discussion going on on Facebook about WBS and what would be the use of the WBS. Like many PMP questions, the real world answer might be slightly different than the PMP exam.
Here is the question posted without editing.
What is WBS used for :
1- only for complex project
2-used for planing
3-top to down list of activities
4–down to top itemes of project
Every time I am delivering a course or workshop on the PMBOK® Guide it is like love-hate relationship. Continue reading
This article is a follow-up on two prior posts that we published recently. It is also in response to various online exchanges on the topic of Accidental Project Manager. Continue reading
If you read our last article and you are reading this article now good news and welcome back to a fun article.
In the last article we talked about the accidental project manager. We explained that the term was not offensive at all; if it were offensive, my project manager would have fired me a long time ago (imagine a funny face). She edited and approved this article after a lecture on my house duties with one task at a time (you will understand when you finish reading). Continue reading
What is the accidental project manager?
Is it someone who is clumsy and stumbles into too many accidents?
It is a term that somewhat common in project management.
It typically refers to a professional who is; read more Continue reading
Project management is a serious business and project management skills are crucial for all types of organizations today. However, it does not hurt to have some fun with this fascinating domain. In this article, we decided to play on words and learn the language of the living dead that – some of us – use from time to time. Continue reading