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The Practical Project Manager

The place to look for practical solutions to help in the journey of project management

How to Rescue a Derailed Project

A derailed project is the last thing any Project Manager wants to be in the middle of. It may be your project that got derailed or you have been assigned a derailed project. A derailed project creates a loss which the business has to heal from. Lost business, lost trust in the project, lost confidence […]

Managing Your Project Sponsor

Who is your Project Sponsor? There are many ways to describe this person. Some of the phrases used to describe this person include: The person whose neck is on the line if the project is not successful The person who is paying for the project The person who will benefit the most from having the […]

What Makes Projects Succeed? – Part 2

Welcome back! Last post, I shared two common reasons why projects fail. In case you missed it, check it out here.  So here’s part 2…. 3. Poor execution When project execution is poor, it is clear for all to see. It is pretty simple: expected outputs are not delivered. All the previous stages (initiation and […]

Welcome to The Practical PM

Welcome to www.thepracticalpm.com. This is a blog written by a practicing PMP® Certified Project Manager for Project Managers who are in the trenches running projects, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, Project Team Members  or anyone who is  interested in Project Management as a discipline. Project Management is a minefield, even to those who have been in […]