Signs that helps you know the time to change job

Do you know the feeling of waking up every day in the morning, sipping coffee in morning, thinking today will be the same day as Project Manage, you have been doing for long? Do you look forward to working in such environment? There are many aspects or ways to look at this problem. One way is to look our own self and see where changes are to be brought. They could be Internal Changes and or external changes. The change will bring in the Internal / External factors that you need to either switch your JOB to another company or […]

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How to deal with team conflicts?

Everyone in this world has different types of viewpoint and identity. Due to these differences, many conflicts arise between people. Impact gets bigger when you see these differences of people in the same organization. The fate of team or organization depends upon how one is trying to handle this kind of situations that might lead efforts towards goodwill or failure of the organization. Since you are a project manager and there is a team under/with you to deliver something, It depends on you that how you handle team conflicts in your project teams. Either you ignore it straight away or […]

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5 Easy Ways to Engage Project Sponsor

If your project is sponsored by someone, it doesn’t mean that they are also engaged in this project. It is the responsibility of the project manager to make sure that the sponsor should be engaged in the project work. The sponsor is the support system of every single working on the project. So basically project sponsor is a step to success in a project. Project managers are in a position to move communication in all directions of Organization grid. They can communicate vertically as well as horizontally with any direction. On same assumptions, we here present 5 ways to keep […]

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Easy Ways to Measure Delays

If you are working on any project or had worked previously in your career then you must know that many problems arrive with the life cycle of the project, it is not always easy to complete the project in time and most of the time it gets a delay. The project work gets delay due to many reasons which we need to know to overcome the problems. For instance, poor estimation of duration of project’s activities during scoping or analysis, which cause time problem. Usually, these delays in project arrive when you start working on what you have planned to […]

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Top 3 tips for engaging a project sponsor

By definition, project sponsor seems a role that mainly responsible for securing the project finance and then come in for the celebration when the project gets over. But an engaged sponsor with a high-level interest in the project from starting to closure can have a significant impact on success and failure. Project managers being a lead need to ensure the engagement of all stakeholders including project sponsor(s) as well but that requires an art of serious interpersonal skills to engage executive people throughout the project life cycle. Following are the best three tips from our side that can help you […]

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How to calculate float after critical path?

Few week ago, we shared a superb easy guide to calculate a critical path in six easy steps. If you have followed that guide and successfully able to find the critical path, we highly recommend you to calculate float by carrying same critical path method. Before directly jumping to maths for determining float, we would like to share some other important information which can be useful for you being a project manager of any career level. Is there any difference in word “Float” and “Slack”? Absolutely No! There is no difference between Float and Slack except spellings. They are the […]

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4 Best Communication Approaches to use with Top Executives

There are several things to manage and being worried in a project, Communication remains always a priority element where focus of project manager is highly required to achieve the project success. It can be done between different channels of project matrix such as communication with team or client, but most probably the frequent one is to COMMUNICATION WITH TOP EXECUTIVES. Before listing and describing the four best communications approaches to use with senior management, lets try to understand it’s criticality and importance in terms of project as well as your career. Why effective communication with top executives is critical? Project […]

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Monthly Status Report Free Template

Being project manager communications will be your critical success factor and most of the time during monitoring and controlling phase of project, you will need to publish status report of your projects for different periods and for different stakeholders. Here we give you a simple but effective template for communicating the progress of your project. In following free status report template, you can easily put date ranges to make it restricted on periods. Progress of each task can be written in percentage plus high level risks, issues, challenges can also be part in the end. Additionally, you can write list […]

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Critical Path Project Management Geeks

How to calculate critical path in six easy steps

The critical path in project management is the line of project network which sums up to the large overall time, in any case if that longest length has drift or not. This determines the briefest time possible to finish the project. The method of the critical path is step wise technique for project management to recognize the exercise or activities on the critical path. It is a way to deal with project schedule that breaks the project into several s of work, show that all in flow chart, and after that figures the duration of project in view of estimated lengths for […]

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Free Template to Align Resources with Business Objectives

Recently, we shared a extensive template to prepare feasibility report along with exquisite steps by steps guide to prepare feasibility report. In order to continue same trend, Project Management Geeks now presents a superb template for alignment your resource with organization’s strategy and project objectives. This template is free as promised and will help you to negotiate and align resources in initial phase of your projects. It will also help project managers to manage retention of resources for long term. Now, without wasting further time please download template from following link and start arranging resources for your projects as well […]

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