No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
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Project management as a profession must respond to changing market conditions—or die. The profession has been with us for years. Over those years, it has changed and adapted to fulfil the demand for products and services that deliver customer value. These six trends keep the profession alive and well. They shape the project management profession today and are likely to continue shaping it in the foreseeable future.
Projects fail for many reasons, but I believe that the hardest one to handle and to dig out from is the one that is heading for financial ruin. As a project manager, you can gain time—sometimes just because your customer is slow to respond with approvals and so on, which happens all the time—but it's challenging to gain dollars. Here in part two of the article, I will examine the final three steps to turning around a financially failing project.
Introduction to Project Management
This introduction to project management is a good starting point for anyone new to project management or considering a career as a project manager.
Project Planning a Step by Step Guide
The key to a successful project is in the planning. Creating a project plan is the first thing you should do when undertaking any kind of project.
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