Categories

Subscribe to My Feed   Follow Me On Twitter   Join Me On LinkedIn   Friend Me On Facebook

A Mini Case Study: Managing Your Stakeholders - Part 1

Sarah is leading a project to implement an online benefits management portal to enable employees to have a “one stop” location to view their health and dental benefits, get answers to benefits-related questions, and enable for changes to be made to health benefit coverage.

The requirements were gathered over a two week time period at […]

Assess Your Project Team

To better assign roles and responsibilities to each team member

Prior to assigning roles and responsibilities on projects, assess the skills and knowledge of your project team. This does not have to be a formal assessment process. Consider these simple best practices to assess the skills of your team and assign roles and responsibilities to […]

The Unresponsive Project Sponsor – Part III

The meeting with the sponsor

Part I and Part II of our story.

The day of the meeting arrived! Abigail started the meeting by thanking Sarah for her time and for choosing her to work on the project. She let Sarah know that she was excited to be working with her on this initiative.

She […]

The Unresponsive Project Sponsor - Part II

Preparing to meet with the sponsor

Reach Part I of our story.

Abigail wanted to be careful about how she approached the sponsor, Sarah. She needed her assistance on the project but also realized that Sarah was quite busy and did have other initiatives in progress. She wanted to be sure she was prepared for […]

The Unresponsive Project Sponsor - Part I

I need help!

Abigail has been assigned a project to open a new retail store for her organization. This is the fifth such project she has managed. She is often selected for new store projects. The location selected is not one where the company has done business, but research shows that there is significant potential […]