A skills inventory is a record of the skills, capabilities and qualifications of team members. This Excel sheet helps you keep track of soft skills, certifications, internal courses and project experience. Add to and adapt the categories to best fit your needs.
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This template aims to help overcome a common problem by providing a simple framework that the PM can use to communicate with the team. This template doesn’t replace discussions and presentations, but it does provide a basic foundation to those discussions for all team members.
The purpose of this template is to provide an easy-to-understand summary of the project scope that can be used to help project team members understand why the project is being done and the scope/boundaries of the project.
What do project managers really need to understand about the businesses they support—and business in general—to be successful? A primer on the essential business skills that every project manager should understand.
This webinar explores in detail the role that mentorship plays in effective career development. Mark Mullaly provides a grounding in effective mentorship, and the roles, expectations and value that mentorship provides. He explores the different kinds of mentor that exist, and provides guidance on the purpose and function of each type of mentorship. Most importantly, he provides guidance on how to effectively plan, negotiate and manage a mentoring relationship, and how to sustain its value on an on-going basis. If you are seeking to advance your career, enhance your profile and improve your effectiveness, this presentation would be a great place to start.
The Activity List template is intended to provide a detailed list of all scheduled activities after the breakdown of work packages. This would provide a basis for estimating, scheduling, executing, monitoring and controlling the project work. This template contains a generalized template with detailed instructions to fill in, followed by a sample personalized to the bio-pharmaceutical industry.
This Excel template includes pages for Improvement Objectives, Stakeholders RACI, Improvements Tracking and an Execution Plan.
All project managers should have individual management and development plans for team members, and there should also be an overall team management plan that looks at the team collectively and addresses any issues that may exist with the group. This template includes plans for both individual and team, and is based on Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard’s Situational Leadership Model (readily available online) as that provides a simple-to-understand way to look at teams.
The purpose of a Project Charter is to authorize the creation of a project that will solve a business problem. Generally, this document will identify what the project is, why the project exists, who is involved in the project, when the project will start and stop, and how the project will interact with the organization. This extensive sample charter was created with the Telecommunications industry in mind, but can easily be used and adapted for other industries.
Project management skills can also be applied to improve the quality of care when you or your loved ones are a patient. Use this tracking template to help you keep track of patient medications and essential information. For more advice, see < href=http://www.projectmanagement.com/articles/290312/The-Patient-as-a-Project--Optimizing-Your-Healthcare-Experience>The Patient as a Project Part 1 and Part 2.