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A Mini Case Study: Leading a Project as a New Project Manager – Part II

Best Practices for a New Project Manager to Establish Themselves and Build Relationships Quickly

Read Part I for background information.

In his part, we’ll share some best practices to help Sydney ensure her first project starts off well.

As we learned, Sydney does have some base knowledge – she attended a week long onboarding program […]

A Mini Case Study: Leading a Project as a New Project Manager – Part I

Best Practices for a New Project Manager to Establish Themselves and Build Relationships Quickly

Background: Sydney was a newly hired project manager at a consulting firm. She has previous experience working on project teams, but had never led a project on her own. She has only been with the firm for two weeks and has […]

The Value of Engaging Stakeholders

Last year, three particular projects in which I was involved with clients was focused on managing the change management and communication process for large technology projects the clients were undertaking within the organization.

I’d like to focus this article on one of those projects where the client did not quite recognize the need for change […]

Taking Time to Build Relationships with Key Stakeholders

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:

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The Best Team Members

The best team members on your project will be those individuals who:

Don’t think the same way you do – they approach problems and situations differently based on their own experiences and perspectives Have a variety of experiences and skills – their strengths and weaknesses should be different than yours Will share their opinions, ideas […]