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 […]
Organizations are going to meet their long-term objectives and strategic goals, as well as compete effectively in an increasingly competitive environment by undertaking the right projects at the right time.
To be successful at those projects, organizations must have strong project leadership in place. Individuals who can lead project teams to accomplish goals but also […]
Technology projects can be difficult to implement within an organization. They require significant change management work as well as regular and consistent communications to stakeholders to keep them engaged. Unfortunately, technology projects are staff minimally (as are many other projects frankly) and with individuals with technical expertise but limited expertise, if any at all, expertise […]
As a best practice, to engage your stakeholder and gain commitment/support for your projects, be sure to spend the time building relationships with key stakeholders. Do this before you need to engage them in conversations about the project or request their support.
Here are just a few simple ways to build relationships with key stakeholders:
Developing a document that will help you manage your project!
While we all know that in theory the project charter is handed to the project manager from the project sponsor, in reality this never happens! The project manager develops the project charter based on information from the sponsor and other key stakeholders. Too often project […]