The volunteer PM’s role is the same regardless of the environment—that is, to keep the project moving forward and deliver expected outcomes. Here are five tips on how to execute common project activities with volunteers such as meetings, planning and communication—all with a focus on efficiency.
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Real-life lessons learned and ongoing mentoring is all but a necessity given all the challenges that the program and project management profession faces these days.
Knowledge and experience are not finite resources to be hoarded; instead, they become more valuable as you share them. This practitioner shares his most valuable lessons from volunteering.
Far from a waste of time, humanitarian team activities can improve worker engagement—and thus increase project team performance. Choosing the appropriate tactics will allow you and your team to reap unexpected productivity benefits.
Want your work to make the world a better place? A not-for-profit or charitable organization is an obvious choice. But what does project management there look like?
Experience is the most important quality for a project manager, but knowing how to apply that experience is the true secret to success. And in that regard, new practitioners have the edge.
We all have different aspirations in our career paths. We need to have the passion and drive for continuous learning and improvement. This blog looks into lifelong learning, and how it contributes to project and organizational development.
A technique used to identify the few factors that have the greatest impact on an outcome, result, or on measures of quality, satisfaction or performance. Separating these "vital few" from the "trivial many" is generally known as the "80/20" rule. Applying this rule to sources of problems would mean that, on average, 80 percent o...