Project Management

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What makes public sector research and analytical project different (& difficult)?

I run a 2-day workshop on Programme and Project Management skills for public sector social researchers, economists and analysts. One of the day 1 discussions is around why their projects are uniquely challenging and how those challenges can be addressed. Here’s a recent workshop’s list of reasons: They are often sub-projects of others or contribute … Continue reading

7 Leadership Lessons for Project Managers – an interview with Paul Hodgkins

An intervew with Paul Hodgkins after his speech on The Power of Leadership – 7 Leadership Lessons, at Challenges of Project Management conference by PMI Poland Chapter Kujawsko-Pomorskie Branch – Toruń 5-6 March 2018.

Project Managers: stop obsessing about “what?” and keep your eye on “why?”

There have been a few posts recently on LinkedIn with “clever” graphics showing the role of Project Management when applied to day-to-day activities. A couple of examples were how to make a cup of coffee and how to bake a cake (if I recall correctly). They attempt to show how project management activities such as … Continue reading

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