Project Management Careers Q&A: Moving from Manager to Project Manager

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I have what may be a unique situation. I spent over 20 years of my career managing people and projects both in a production support role and minor development. I am currently pursuing a PMP certification after completing training. My question is, what role should I target in Project Management for any new opportunities that …

Managing Conflict as a Project Manager

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Conflict within most project teams is inevitable and effectively managing conflict is arguably the hardest thing a project manager has to do. How the project manager manages and resolves this conflict will make the difference between creating a better team or creating a bigger chasm within the team dynamics. As annoying and time-consuming managing conflict is, …

Project Management Training – Cheap or Value?

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In this article, SPOCE Project Management, the training providers for a huge portfolio of project management training approaches highlight the problem with taking up the cheaper training options available in the market today. Saving money.  It makes every one of us happy.  It’s great to know that you have bagged a bargain.  But where does …

Get Everyone on the Same Page with A Project Kick-off Meeting

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Sometimes projects don’t go through an organised sequence of planning and execution and before you know it team members and stakeholders have varying levels of understanding about the purpose and scope of the project. To prevent this scenario, it is key to hold a kickoff meeting for a new project which will provide you the …