Program and Project Management

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Program and Project Management

8 Team Role Preferences

9 Essential Team Activities

Abductive Reasoning Pierce

Action Priority Matrix

Agile Project Management

Appreciative Inquiry Cooperrider

Authority Matrix Hackman

Belbin Team Roles

BOOT Model

Bottom-up Approach

Business Analyst

Business Incubator

Catastrophe Theory Thom

Change Approaches Kotter

Change Behavior Ajzen

Change Dimensions Pettigrew Whipp

Change Equation Beckhard

Change Factors Pettigrew Whipp

Change Management Iceberg

Change Phases Kotter

Changing Organization Cultures Trice Beyer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Cost-benefits analysis

Critical Path Analysis

Cross-Functional Team

Cultural Dimensions Hofstede


Deming Cycle PDSA

Design Thinking

DICE Framework BCG

Dimensions of Change Pettigrew Whipp

Dimensions of Relational Work Butler



Earned Value Management EVM

Eisenhower Matrix

Feasibility Study

Force Field Analysis Lewin

Forget Borrow Learn Govindarajan Trimble

Functional Team

Gantt Chart

Gold Plating

Hackman Authority Matrix

Hybrid Team

Implementation Management Krüger

Innovation Management

Integrative Thinking

IPMA Competence Baseline (ICB)

Kaizen philosophy

Leadership Styles Goleman

Leading a Virtual Team

Management by Objectives Drucker

Managers, Need for

Managing from Home

Mergers and Acquisitions approaches


Mind Mapping


Modeling business processes

Need for Managers

Non-Governmental Organization

NTCP Diamond Model Shenhar Dvir

Objective Analysis Tree

Office of Strategy Management Kaplan Norton


Organizational Configurations Mintzberg


PDSA Deming Cycle

Add a method / model

Planning a Simple Project

Planning Fallacy Bias


PMMM Reiss

Portfolio Analysis

Positive Deviance Pascale Sternin

Post-Project Evaluation


Problem Analysis Tree

Program versus Project, Criteria

Project Downsizing

Project Expectations

Project Hierarchy Structure

Project Lessons Learned

Project Management Basics

Project Management Leadership

Project Management Objectives

Project Management Office

Project Manager: Born or Made

Project Manager Soft Skills

Project Planning Matrix

Project Reviews

Project Risk Assessment

Project Support, Building

Project Success Factors

Project Team Ownership

Project Termination

Project Transition to Operation


Rapid Application Development

RAPID Approach (Decision-making)

Remote Management

Ring Fencing

SMART Drucker

Scope Creep

Social Facilitation Triplett

Social Loafing, Managing

Stages of Team Development Tuckman

Stakeholder Analysis

Stakeholder Mapping

Stakeholder Value Perspective

Status Quo Bias

Strategic Alignment Venkatraman

Strategic Change Momentum

Strategy Analysis

Strategy Execution

Team Management Profile Margerison McCann

Theory of Constraints Goldratt

Theory of Reasoned Action Ajzen Fishbein

Time Management

Top-down Approach

Unfreezing, Moving, Refreezing Lewin

Value-Based Teams

Value Engineering Miles

Virtual Team, Leading a



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topic The Most Important Thing in Project Management: the Word MANAGEMENT
In my opinion the most important thing in project management that many people overlook is in the word MANAGEMENT. Of all the difficulties you face, - Project methods and tools are useful in project m...
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topic The 4C's of an Ideal Project Manager
To be excellent, a project manager should be: - Communicative - Communication is the artery of any project and information is the blood that should flow seamlessly. The PM has to be communicative to ...
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topic Project Management Basics
While I agree with most comments in this excellent forum on project management - I do feel that sometimes we tend to overstate the complexities in PM. Don't ignore the basics of project management! I...
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topic Criteria Program versus Project?
I am trying to develop general criteria for determining if a group of projects should stay projects or if there is enough interdependency to make them a program or one large project. Anyone having ...
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topic Project Success Factors
Project succes factors: 1. Take proper time to make a proper feasibility study 2. Make clear, transparant business oriented project goals 3. Set up a project organisation based on stakeholdership a...
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topic Build Project Support First
An often overlooked fast path to failure of any major project is to not (properly) assess the support for the project beforehand (using Force Field Analysis or Stakeholder Analysis or similar), or to ...
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topic Creating Ownership in the Project Team
How can the project manager/director make every member of the project team feel responsible for his mission in the project and for the whole results of the project?...
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topic Effective Project Communication
To ensure team collaboration and tasks completion, effective communication must be implemented for projects. Communication is the most important tool when handling large complex global projects: - A...
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topic Agile Project Management Methods
We have to quit using traditional project management methodologies, especially in IT projects. The right way to go is flexibility. Being agile, that’s the name of the game!...
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topic Project Manager versus Business Analyst
How is the role of a project manager different from business analyst? Is a project manager required to know the business process?...
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topic Objectives of Project Management?
I want to get some formulation of the objectives of project management... Thanks....
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topic Are Project Managers Born or Made?
It is worth considering whether project managers are born or made. If they are born, there is an assumption that core elements of the desirable traits mentioned in the 4C's of an Ideal Project Manage...
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topic Project Manager Soft Skills
Why are good soft skills really important for a project manager? In successful projects, project and line managers are likely to have shared authority. The project manager will negotiate the line man...
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topic Priority: Deliver the Project
Many PM's have become blinded by paperwork and process. Having witnessed time and again large failures in government and industry, the cause is often the same. The best processes in the world will NOT...
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topic Why Project Management? Importance
I think every company needs to constantly change as is currently required to be competitive. Project management is a critical part in this, as is deciding about the right projects, the project contro...
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topic Project Expectation Management
In managing a project, one of the critical factors that doesn't get enough attention is EXPECTATION management. No matter what method or process you use to deliver, you must realize that your project...
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topic Project Hierarchy Structure
Hello, to close a long discussion between management and my PMO, could you please tell me if a document exists to demonstrate the hierarchy within a project? Between a project manager, a project coord...
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topic Cultural Factors in Project Management
While there are volumes of books available on project management, very few discuss how demography, ethnicity and socio-cultural factors influence on projects outcome. An empirical study recently con...
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topic How to Prepare Project Reviews?
How you prepare your project review report once a projects gets completed? I work in a apparel industry in India and basically I take care of NSO (New store openings)....
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topic Project Management Office
What do you consider to be the main changes or trends in PMO development for the next 10 years (strategy, organization, tools, HR, other)?...
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🔥 National Public Projects Implementation System (NPPIS)
I would like to know the key elements to be considered when designing a project to be implemented at that level. I accept any ideas. According to Stanislaw Gasik in his book "National Public Projects...
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topic The Use of Mobile Devices in Project Management
Does anyone of you use a mobile device (like a tablet, smart phone) when managing projects? If so, for what purpose/task do you use it (e.g. email on tablet for status updates, WhatsApp on smartphone...
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🥇 Best Practice: Five Crucial Project Conversations
The success or failure of major projects can be predicted by examining the quality of 5 crucial conversations that must take place, yet which are often neglected: 1. Are we planning around facts? (or...
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🥈 Project Transition Into the Operational Activities
If you have achieved project support, and you had a good project leader who managed the project through to delivery that's great. But often times the acceptance of the intended change is only achieve...
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🥉 How to Convert a Project into a Road Map for Product Development?
Please suggest me: we started a project and successfully implemented it for two different customers and at two different sites. The project is now implemented and we want this to be converted as a pro...
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topic Leadership in Project Management
I think Rod Chambers is right, leading is the right way in managing a project. If there is a need to stay late, you have to be in the project, you have to set a good example of what a leader is: 1. A...
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topic Project Downsizing Approaches
I have recently been tasked to come up with a proposal from the prime contractor (we are subs) that will significantly cut my team's hours. What is the best way to comply with this request without ma...
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topic Project Lessons Learned
One of the greatest contributions of a PM to an organization is the set of lessons learned. After every project concludes, a formal meeting with all of the team members should be conducted and both g...
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topic Managing Delays of Projects Caused by Owner
Kindly I am doing a PhD on the impact of the management policies and procedures on the delay of projects (in the public sector in Libya). In my opinion, the owner has a big part in the responsibility...
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