Can We? Should We? Are We? The PM as Business Representative

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

There is a caution that needs to be raised and addressed as we encourage project managers to build their strategic, business and leadership skills. We need to be clear about why these skills are needed, and how they are expected to be utilized.

Translating the Business Needs: The Role of the Project Manager

by Craig Curran-Morton

Project managers play many roles on projects--negotiators, coordinators, schedulers, planners…so many roles all crammed into a solitary person. We are complex beasts, and it's time to acknowledge another underappreciated role we play...

How to Grow Your Business Awareness to Be a Better Project Manager

by Bruce Harpham

Our projects are shaped and heavily influenced by the environment. In this article, you will learn practical ways to develop your business awareness at work so that we can better understand the broader environment. These strategies will put you ahead of other professionals who never spend any time considering the big picture.