Project Time Management

PMP® Aspirant’s Definitive Guide to PMP Exam Changes 2019

In June 2019, PMI® has released a new PMP® content outline. It is an effort to equip project managers with today’s modern project environment. So, now the question is what modern project management is? Based on research by PMI®, the following are some highlights to see how project management profession has progressed: 1. Project Manager as a Coach Project Practitioner keeps observing the importance of empathy and care. Now, they less tell people what to do. They invest in guiding…

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Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process

For Beginners, it is important to understand essential elements of Project Management. One has to understand associated attributes like team leadership aspect, Team formation with primary emphasis on the competencies and skills required for a successful project. What is a Project? A project is a temporary, one time undertaking that has a definable goal and creates a Unique Product or Service. Each term used in this definition is important while considering an assignment as a project. Temporary – A Project…

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PMP interview Questions

Domain Based What is a baseline, how is it use while creating project management plan? What are organizational influences? Explain with examples What is a project charter? Is project manager involved in the creation of a project charter? What is a project, how is it different from a program, and a portfolio? How many knowledge Areas are there in Project Management. Do you use all in your projects? What are project management methodologies? Which one did you used in your…

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Fast tacking and crashing

What is Fast Tracking and Crashing?

Fast-tracking and crashing are techniques without which a project manager can’t survive. I know many of Project managers out there reading this blog will agree with me. These are schedule compression techniques, and we are not supposed to used commonly. But, these are very common in real life.  There are many driving forces which need compressing the schedule. Many times business reasons encourage to use them. Or, sometimes projects managers have pressures from business stakeholders.   So for both practical…

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PMP Lead and Lag

What is Lead and Lag?

Lead and Lag in project activities are easy concepts. Even though, during my coaching sessions, I see a lot of confusion around them. Especially when we use these concepts in – Network diagrams and with a different type of relationships. Let’s decode these confusions here starting from Lag time in project management. What is a lag time in project management? As per PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition “The amount of time whereby a successor activity is required to be delayed with respect to a predecessor…

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