Let’s assume that we’re all new PMs or new to project management. What do we do with this thing that has been dropped in our lap? It’s all about exuding confidence and following best practices.
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While our writer is inspired by a well-known vision of what project management should be, he is sometimes a little unsure as to what, exactly, the value of project management is. And is it really as valued by others as he feels it to be? Do they see the value that he sees in it? Or is it perhaps less consequential--and therefore less valuable--than he thinks it is?
If you are not considering the potential that simple accommodations like your office space can have, you are missing an important opportunity and starting point for good customer relationships.
Just as the entranceway of a company must project the right messages in its professional decor, so too does a company need to carry that energy into its trade show booth appearances.
In this installment of our First Impressions series, we go over some of the general rules you should follow when trying to impress people who are making their initial visit to your company’s website.
In this installment, we discuss how even though promotional materials are often destined for the “circular file” shortly after being distributed, yours need to reach the top of the heap on a prospect’s desk--and inspire them to contact you.
In this segment, we discuss the all-important close encounter of the business kind--the time when actual contact between actual people occurs and you and your prospects actually come face to face for the first time.
It’s safe to say that the project management skill set is most profoundly used in the realm of business. The completion of each project, whether profit or non-profit based, creates building blocks to allow further growth and opportunities. For business-related projects, the process usually starts with a Request for Quotation.
This is an exploration of the importance of first-cost estimates in engineering projects and how they are used to decide whether to go ahead with market studies and engineering development—or dismiss the project.
There’s no patented formula for creating the right PM practice. But here are five steps that your organization can take to improve on what it has (or had) and hopefully rise from the ashes with something that will work better than the last iteration.