2 Weeks of Free IT Project Management Learning

From the 10th November to the 21st, there is a telesummit you might be interested in if you’re managing IT and software development projects. Aimed at senior managers, the two-week telesummit will deliver great speakers into your in-box each day. It’s being run by Michael Smith who runs his own programming based business in the States. Michael created Conscious Software Development which means you apply Awareness and Choice to all areas of application creation. He’s now bringing a panel of speakers and creating over 21 interviews for the telesummit. Register for the summit for free. You’ll then hear from 21+ top ...

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Project Management Contracting – Business Taxes

Anyone entering into project management contracting and starting a new business has many issues to deal with, not least of all understanding the UK Tax system. As a Project Manager, you will have agreed your plan of work with your client and started your new contract. You will be straight into a new project, with a new team, processes and methods to follow. Probably, the last thing on your mind will be how and when you will pay tax and what kind of tax you will pay, personally and professionally. Here is a brief overview of the tax system for ...

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We are all project managers now – newsletter out today

If you’d like to see how these images are connected to project management, take a look at the storyboard newsletter out today We’ve taken our presentation from Project Challenge last week and recreated it in this month’s newsletter. We hope it simulates some thoughts so why not revisit this blog page after you’ve read it and share them with us?

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One Page Project Management CV?

I love it when job seekers try something different with their data. CVs or resumes certainly have their place and as much as people hating having to write them I can’t see them ever being replaced (I’d love to eat my own words though!) Last week at Project Challenge, a visitor to the stand shared an overview of their career so far. I liked it. I thought a simple timeline like this, added to the front of a CV is a good thing to do. Not only does it give me a clear overview in one page, I also thought ...

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What does a Limited Company Director do?

We carry on our series of articles aimed at project management contractors and freelancers. If you are new to Project Management or as just setting out as an individual entity, there are many business options to consider. Please read Project Manager? Are you thinking about contracting? For further explanation of some options available to you. If, after exploring your options you decide to open your business as a Limited Company (Setting up as a Project Manager with a Limited Company can give you an overview of how to do this), you will need to nominate a Director. A Limited Company ...

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What project managers are concerned with right now

This week was Project Challenge in London and if you didn’t make it – shame! you missed out on a good event. We’ve been doing these events for a while now and I think its fair to say the last few years have been somewhat slow. We can probably attribute this to the recession and a general low energy and apathy in the profession as a knock on effect – this week, it was totally different! The event had a sharper feel to it – it even felt brighter but the think that really struck me were the great questions ...

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