5 Benefits of Project Management

SMB CEOs – if you want to get things done within your company, you need to set every goal as a project, and projects need to be managed for the best results. Let’s explore project management benefits, shall we?

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On a contrary to what people believe, project management is not only about new product launch or customers’ orders.

Let’s define “project”: It’s a temporary group activity designed to produce a unique product, service or result (source.)

Launching a new store is a project. Recruiting new employees is a project. Improving your IT system is a project.

As you can see, everything needs to be considered as projects.…

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Every Company Has Projects to Manage – How Do You Manage Yours?

Every company on the face of the planet has all kinds of different projects to manage and the size of all the projects vary, some are small close knit teams and others are large scale global projects. Here, we are going to talk about project management efficiency and I will also throw out some great tips of my own as I have managed many in the past for a wide range of businesses in different sectors.

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High Rates Of Failure, More So Than Success

Unfortunately there is a high rate of failure when it comes to completing projects, more so than actual success, this all come down to how the project was managed with a handful of people in the team not pull their weight and keeping up with targets.…

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Personal And Professional Development With PRINCE2 Training

project management with Prince2 training

PRINCE2 is a process-based methodology that offers non-proprietorial best practice guidance on project management, encompassing the management, control and organisation of a project. In addition to being used as a widely-used standard for effective project management internationally, it also takes the form of an official certification for accredited project managers across a wide range of sectors. Effective project management is critical to any business or organisation looking to successfully complete a new project whether it is IT, building or any other sector.

When making sure you and your people have the skills they need to become successful project managers it’s important to look beyond the project management certification.…

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20 Online Tools To Help Increase Productivity

20 online productivity toolsWouldn’t we all just love getting more done in less time?   Sounds impossible right?   Well maybe not so much anymore in light of today’s technology.   With the ever increasing amount of online tools available to entrepreneurs, efficiency is so much easier to achieve.

So if your small business is in the market for a new online tool to increase your productivity, we’ve got the perfect list for you to browse through.   TJ McCue, contributor to Small Business Trends, has gathered a list of 20 online project management tools to give you the upper hand.

I love coming across lists like these.  …

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Software Needed For Managing A Small Business

small business softwareIt can be overwhelming sometimes to see a lot of tasks that need to be done for your business. Sometimes you can manually do the tasks but they often lead to added pressure and stress. The solution for this is to find software specifically designed to do some of these tasks and help eliminate the burden. Many business managers are on the lookout for software that can help them do the tasks while improving their business.

There are several web based applications where you can be able to work remotely for your business. You can do your tasks even when you are away from your office.…

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Four Challenges and Solutions to SMB Project Management

management challenges and solutionsSmall to mid-sized businesses have unique challenges when it comes to managing projects. SMB’s often don’t have the processes or systems in place to efficiently support the current size of the organization or its future growth, so projects are critical to future success. At the same time, SMB’s have limited resources and small training budgets which can adversely affect projects. SMB project failure can result in investment dollars and staff time down the drain, not to mention disruption in your organization. Don’t jeopardize your operations and profitability.

What is the best approach? Consider these four challenges and solutions:

1. Lack of full-time resources – Resources in SMB’s often have multiple responsibilities.…

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