Project Advantage News

ENSURING PROJECT & PROGRAM DATA INTEGRITY

May 17, 2016

How Would You Like To Ensure That Your Project Staff have the Skills to Deliver Accurate Project Portfolio Data to Your Senior Executives Every Single Month On Demand And With Predictability? Lay The Foundation For Long-Term Consistent Project Performance  The 4-Step Process That Consistently Delivers “KEY PROJECT METRICS” To Your Project Office With Predictability Month after Month...


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Striking A Balance For First-Time Project Managers

March 17, 2016

A crucial skill you will learn in project management fundamentals is harnessing the ability to manage a project from the planning phase through to delivery. Evaluating a project’s scope for success, putting plans into practice and doing so with an efficient team, are among the keys to successful project management. First-time project managers are encouraged...


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Melbourne project training courses help fix business gaps

January 29, 2016

They say you don’t know what you don’t know – so our Melbourne project training courses are designed to help your business find and fix gaps. You might not realise there are more efficient processes you can adapt to improve your business operations, and that’s where the Project Advantage team comes in. We’ve carefully devised...


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Melbourne project management essentials for better business

January 5, 2016

There’s an art to project management that makes any job easier – learn how to successfully and efficiently manage and complete your projects with our Melbourne project management essentials course. At Project Advantage we take a holistic view of project management, encompassing a wide range of technical and management skills, including: applying tools and techniques planning...


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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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