Creating a Sense of Urgency

Project owners have a lot of skin in the game to get things done. Many times they are self-motivated, but other times, they do not seem to have a sense of urgency to get things done. Here are some ways you can help create a sense of urgency so that the project remains on task and on schedule.

Five Tips for Better Risk Management

Active risk management is an important part of your role as a project manager. So keep your eye on the project charter and create a safe environment for your team members to come to you early and often if they see any risks to success. Here are some tips to help you manage risks like a pro!

Developing a Change Management Plan

One of the main premises of change management is the idea that people like to have control over their own situations. When implementing large-scale projects, change targets have a perceived (or real) loss of control. Here are some tips on how to manage change effectively so that targets adopt the change.

The Project Sponsor

The project sponsor is one of the most important stakeholders you will have on any given project. If you do not have a leader talking the talk and really walking the walk – outwardly supporting the change, its goals, its potential outcomes, new processes and systems, etc. – people will not get on board.