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What is project management?
In short project management is the management of change. Project managers are expected to take control and manage every little detail of the project – from the planning stage to the close.

Is project management a good career?
The answer to this question really depends on you. Everybody has different ideas about what they consider to be a good career depending on their motivation. So, one way to approach this question is to discover what motivates you.

How to define a project’s objectives
The success of a project depends on everyone involved understanding its objectives. So, it’s vital that they are clearly written and that all the project team members know what has to be achieved and by when.

What is PRINCE2?
PRojects IN Controlled Environments, more commonly known as PRINCE2, is a process-based system for managing projects. It is a set of guidelines that you can apply to help you bring your project to a successful completion. It can be used for all kinds of projects – small, large, simple or complex.

When projects go wrong – four things to avoid!
No matter how much money, time and experience is put into the planning of a project, it can still end up going wildly over budget and continuing well beyond the original deadlines for completion.

How will project management skills help me in my job?
The skills required to be a project manager can be transferred to practically any kind of role. This is not all that surprising when you consider what attributes a good project manager needs.

What personal qualities does a project manager require?
I think it’s fair to say that not everyone is cut out to be a project manager. There are a certain set of qualities that you’ll need to already have, or learn very quickly, if you want to be successful in the position. Read on to find out what they are.

Presenting your ideas to a group or audience
If you are not used to presenting your ideas to a group, it can be nerve-wracking – especially if you feel unprepared for it. But, fear not, there are some simple, but highly effective, measures you can take to ensure you are fully prepared and confident when the time comes.

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