Yearly Archive: 2015

Scope management fundamentals

Project scope management fundamentals – 5 Key Phases

December 5, 2015

A significant proportion any project management methodology is devoted to the area of scope, specifically scope planning, the project’s ‘whats’ and ‘whys’. The requirements for the project stem from organizational needs. To identify needs the team must review the project’s business case and charter documents and consult with a variety of stakeholders. The project objectives...

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Your project management evaluation

November 5, 2015

Individual Project Management Skills Evaluation Please read the questions below, print the document out and place a tick in the blank column provided, which describes your current project management experience. The guideline below links  you to the most suitable training program available to suit your level of expertise. Column A Column B Column C Key...

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Test your Microsoft Project skill level

October 5, 2015

What are your Microsoft Project skills? Ask the average entry level Microsoft Project user to identify why they use the software and you’ll invariably get the following answer: “To show all the tasks that need to be done within the project and to mark them off as those tasks are completed.” In other words, to...

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Evaluate your organisation’s project management maturity levels

September 5, 2015

Maturity in terms of Project Management is indicated by the degree to which project results are achieved by efficient and effective means, and that continuous improvement is affected. The net result for project managers and teams is that they work smarter not harder. Organisations are at different levels of Maturity in the application of PM and maturity levels relate to...

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Project management methodologies

August 5, 2015

Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) The PMI published the first Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide (PMBOK) in 1987 as an attempt to document and standardise generally accepted project management information and practices. The current edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) – Fourth Edition, was released in 2008 and...

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Advice and guidelines for MS Project users

July 5, 2015

Microsoft Project – what can I expect it to do? How do I know if I’m using it correctly? Tools Microsoft Project audit sheet – Identify your Microsoft Project Scheduling Skill Microsoft Project keyboard shortcuts – the most popular keyboard shortcuts Steps to building a project in Microsoft Project Ask the average entry level Microsoft...

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Best practice project management strategies

June 5, 2015

How To Implement Project Management Procedures and Develop Skills Why: Companies implement project management procedures and develop related skills in their personnel in order to improve project performance and thereby achieve critical business objectives.  An important goal is to do so in such a way that the organization gets value from its project management processes...

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We will train you or your group on-site

May 5, 2015

The Training Effect Here’s why we are different! We understand how to get you from where you are now to where you need to be. It doesn’t matter what level of experience you have currently, we have a proven strategy that not only sets you up to win now but also keeps improving your skills...

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One-on-one project management training

April 5, 2015

Exclusive Personalised Project Management Training Our one-on-one training allows you to learn Project Mangement disciplines and Microsoft Project on your own terms. One-on-one training allows you to have your very own trainer alone so you can focus on your needs entirely. This is a great option for people of all levels. Throughout your training you...

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PMOs – do you have one? Do you need one?

March 5, 2015

Project management offices Project management offices (PMOs) are a central hub of project expertise and resources within an organisation. The trend for offices has emerged in organisations that are project oriented and that strive to develop an internal project management expertise. The PMO is sometimes referred to as a project office, central project office (CPO),...

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