Stakeholder Management Strategy: 3 Ways to Influence Stakeholders

Every project manager knows that buy-in from stakeholders is critical for overall project success. If your stakeholders are not on board or are only lukewarm on the project’s importance, it can impact everything from resources to overall company adoption. Therefore, it is important to not only receive sign-off but have stakeholders in your camp throughoutContinue reading “Stakeholder Management Strategy: 3 Ways to Influence Stakeholders”

Why You Need a Quality Management Plan

No matter what your project, you want to ensure quality in your results. Quality means satisfied customers and increased business. On the other hand, poor quality can be costly, cause delays, and damage your business’s reputation. If you don’t have a quality management plan in place, you are leaving a lot to chance. A qualityContinue reading “Why You Need a Quality Management Plan”

How to Write an Effective Project Status Report

Project management is more than defining the scope of a project and seeing it through to completion. It also involves communicating a project’s progress to key stakeholders. After all, as a project manager, you are tasked with a project’s success and responsible for its delivery. While your project may involve frequent communication about the project’sContinue reading “How to Write an Effective Project Status Report”

Project Management Boils Down to Asking Questions

The onset of a project is often uncharted territory. You may have an idea of the destination but unsure of how you will get there. Being a project manager is essentially creating the map that everyone will use. To do this, you need to gather the necessary information to guide the team. This involves askingContinue reading “Project Management Boils Down to Asking Questions”