To reduce questions and challenges on the project
As a project manager, you want to report effectively on the project status by providing sufficient information to stakeholders while also reducing the amount of back and forth communications necessary. This entails providing complete, detailed information in ways that works for the stakeholders but also works for […]
Leadership in many organizations – even today – are challenged with project management and where it fits in. Understanding the value of project management to the organization is a significant challenge for leaders. Too often it is considered as tactical – with no real thought or understanding of the strategic value of it. Shortchanging the […]
Follow these three tips to prepare for your next project update to stakeholders to ensure you are providing them the most relevant information at the right time.
Consider what the stakeholders want and need to know.
Think about your audience. What will they want to know about the project and what do they need to […]
Before you officially begin your next project, consider whether you can answer the following questions:
Are you aware of why the project is being launched? If not, find out! Ask the project sponsor why this particular project is being launched? What is the goal of the project? To what strategic organizational goal is the project […]
There are times when we need to disengage a project sponsor who is overly involved in the day-to-day work of the project team. We want them engaged in the project, certainly; but not so involved in the tasks associated with the project that the team feels they can’t get the work done. Much of time […]