Communication

6 Negotiating Tips for Project Managers

6 Negotiating Tips for Project Managers

Project Managers should develop good negotiation skills. From time to time project managers may need to negotiate for project resources, the scope of work or managing the project approach. Here are a few tips to consider for building your negotiation skills: Separate People from The Problem. Never make it personal. Realize that the person or…

Reporting Project Status

Reporting Project Status

  Status reporting is a very important task for the project manager. Effectively communicating status to your project team and your stakeholders will keep everyone apprised of the health of the project including key risks and issues. It sounds straight forward, however, not everyone communicates effectively. Here are a few tips: Know you audience (stakeholders)…

Executive Communication

Executive Communication

Communication is key for all project managers. Project Managers will spend most  of their time communicating with the project team, stakeholders and customers. However, when it comes to communicating with senior leadership or executive project sponsors it is important to remember a few key tips. First, it is  always important to know your audience. Preparing…

The Importance of Communication

The Importance of Communication

Project Managers spend a good portion of their time communicating.  Solid communication is key to a project’s wellness and success. As a project manager you will spend plenty of time sending emails, chairing project team meetings and briefing senior managers and stakeholders. In short, project communication is very important. Poor project communication can lead to: Unnecessary “noise”…