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Centralized vs. Decentralized Contracting in Project Procurement Management

Amina Muthalif
Updated on 30-Mar-2023 11:07:37
Procurement is such a crucial part of project management that sometimes there is an additional procurement manager for the project based on the size, complexity, and cost of the project. Procurement involves the processes and activities required to acquire goods and services from outside the organization to support project delivery. The core part of procurement management is contracting which is the creation of a legally binding agreement between the buyer and the seller. There are two main approaches to contracting - centralized and decentralized. In centralized contracting, all procurement activities are handled by a central procurement department or a ... Read More

What is Agile Emotional Intelligence?

Amina Muthalif
Updated on 21-Mar-2023 10:54:32
Emotional intelligence is undeniably an integral part of both professional and personal contexts. It is the ability to recognize, understand, and manage your own emotions as well as the emotions of others. It plays an important role in effective communication, conflict management, decision making and building strong relationships. Recently, the significance of emotional intelligence in the workplace is being recognised. The concept of emotional intelligence has been ingrained in agile project management, however with slight differences. Agile Emotional Intelligence (AEMI) is a terminology used in the context of Agile project management where the ability of individuals and teams to ... Read More

Project Management Mistakes That Could Put Your Job at Risk

Amina Muthalif
Updated on 21-Mar-2023 10:53:34
With organizations across the world settling down into delineated management approaches for their undertaken projects, project managers are needed more than ever. Having that said, the responsibility of a project manager can be quite overwhelming as it tends to be stressful and demands accountability. A single mistake or wrong decision in project management could lead to drastic financial losses and even businesses and employment of people. Such potential mistakes, miscalculation, and their probability depend and varies on the individual project. However, there are a few omissions, missteps, or practices you could commit that might seem futile but could cost you ... Read More

Project Estimation: How Accurate is Your Project Estimation?

Amina Muthalif
Updated on 21-Mar-2023 10:52:17
Project estimation is a crucial point of project management that involves the prediction of the time, effort, and resources required to complete the project successfully. Through accurate project estimation, project managers are able to effectively and efficiently plan, organize, and execute their projects. It also helps in stakeholder management Additionally it helps project managers in understanding the stakeholder’s expectations, ensuring project completion within budget, and also identify potential risks and issues. However, the complexity of project estimation requires the project manager to consider multiple factors. What Are the Steps in Project Estimation? Generally, the steps involved in project estimation ... Read More

Agile Servant Leadership: PMI-ACP Agile Certification

Amina Muthalif
Updated on 21-Mar-2023 10:50:52
Agile servant leadership is a leadership approach first introduced by Robert K. Greenleaf in the 1970s that has its roots in two different areas - servant leadership and agile. The concept was born out of the belief that the role of a leader should be to serve and support the team, rather than to exert control or power over them. By combing the flexible and iterative approach of Agile with the supporting approach of servant leadership, a new leadership approach that is focused on serving and supporting the team in an agile environment was created. Agile servant leadership emphasizes the ... Read More

Common Mistakes Beginner Project Managers Make

Amina Muthalif
Updated on 21-Mar-2023 10:49:53
A complex atmosphere like that of a project often acts as the forcing house for misjudgment, miscommunications, mismanagement, and most commonly, mistakes. Therefore, the management of a project demands a wide range of experience, insight, and skills for a project manager, be it in planning, organizing, or leading the team effectively to achieve the project objectives within the defined timeframe and budget. In such situations, the project manager making mistakes is inevitable, especially in the early stages of their carrier where they might struggle to navigate the many complexities of the job. All Project Manager Mistakes Are a Result ... Read More

How to Become a Certified Project Manager?

Amina Muthalif
Updated on 21-Mar-2023 10:48:26
The field of project management and the critical role of a project manager has been widely recognized and gaining traction in recent times. Project management has hence become a vital component of an organization that ensures the on-time completion of a project limited to the project’s budget, and to the satisfaction of stakeholders. As the demand for trained professionals increases in the field, candidates are seeking certification as a way to stand out in the field and demonstrate their expertise. Certification in project management has the potential to open up new career opportunities for professionals which in turn increases ... Read More

Earned Value Management and its Significance

Amina Muthalif
Updated on 21-Mar-2023 10:46:30
Earned Value Management (EVM) is a technique used for measuring and controlling project performance which is used by project managers to monitor the progress of the projects and also to predict the final outcomes of the project. Earned Value Management is obtained by measuring the actual work completed against the planned work. In Earned Value Management few parameters such as Planned Value (PV), Actual Cost (AC), and Earned Value (EV) are considered for measurement of the project performance. Planned Value is the budgeted cost of the work that was planned to be completed, Actual Cost is the actual cost ... Read More

Agile Team Space: PMI-ACP Agile Certification

Amina Muthalif
Updated on 21-Mar-2023 10:45:27
The Agile Manifesto religiously promotes collaboration and co-creation with agile project management. By preferring individuals and interactions over tools and technologies, the Agile methodologies are emphasized the power of teamwork. A concept that embodies this ideology of Agile is Agile team space which has gained immense popularity in recent years. The approach is aimed at creating a collaborative and flexible work environment where Agile teams can work together to achieve their goals. By enabling a physical environment to support the principles of Agile methodologies, Agile team space has now become an important aspect of Agile project management. What is ... Read More

Agile Project Management: The Key to Accelerating Business Value

Amina Muthalif
Updated on 21-Mar-2023 10:44:10
Agile project management has become the de facto standard for software development. But what is it and why should you adopt it? In a nutshell, agile project management is a process-oriented approach to managing projects. It revolves around a set of values and principles that are designed to support collaboration, efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction throughout the project lifecycle. By using an agile approach, you can increase the likelihood that your project will be completed on time and within budget while meeting all of the necessary requirements. An agile approach to project management contrasts with traditional project management approaches ... Read More
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