Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Seventh Essential: Risks

Me: “Could you show me your risk register?” PM: “There are no risks. This project is 100% safe.” Risks are all around us. There is a risk that I might get struck by a meteorite. There is a risk that … Continue reading

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Project Management Accreditation (in a corporate setting)

My recent experience includes 9 years in a large corporate environment, where my responsibilities included running an accreditation scheme for project managers. Why on earth would a company invest in doing something that – surely – is a problem that … Continue reading

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The Sixth Essential: Suppliers

When I have reviewed projects in the past, “supplier problem” is the most common reason I hear for projects running into difficulty. To some extent, this might be a convenient excuse: it is easy to blame something or someone outwith … Continue reading

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