Category Archives: Techniques

Project Management Techniques

Risk Management is All in YOUR Head

19 Mar 2016 - 06:15 PM under Risk | Posted by MMeloni

“Everything in life has some risk, and what you have to actually learn to do is how to navigate It.“ – Reid Hoffman No project is without risks. It is all in how you handle those risks. And the place to start is at the very beginning. The minute that a project idea is discussed […]

Where Did THAT Project Come From?

20 Apr 2014 - 09:21 PM under Techniques | Posted by MMeloni

There you are, about to lead another project kick off meeting. You know what you and your team are supposed to accomplish, but do you know why? If you are not certain do not feel badly, because you are not alone. Too often we are assigned projects to lead without being given any background as […]

Pump Up Your Project Management Skills with These Strategies

23 May 2013 - 02:33 PM under Best Practices, Communication, Leadership, Schedule | Posted by

This article by Jennifer Morris is a great reminder on some excellent project management communications basics. Be sure to watch this pmStudent mini-lesson for Quick Communication Tips too! There is always room for improvement in project management and new ways to get ahead in the game. Whether you are new to the world of project […]

A 3-Step Process for Painless Project Planning

04 Jan 2013 - 05:17 PM under Techniques | Posted by PMStudent

Do you know what the biggest pain in project management is? I’ll tell you what it is. Building something nobody wants. I’ve learned the hard way over the years that it’s easy to forget the basics when you start getting immersed in all the flashy concepts, funky language, and fancy tools out there for planning […]

Is Time Buffering Dishonest?

09 Aug 2012 - 06:39 PM under Schedule | Posted by PMStudent

Hello Josh, I have been following your site and information for some time now and have always found it to be helpful and insightful. I have a question that to be honest I never really thought about until yesterday. The topic is on the project management best practice of time buffering. It is common and […]