Category Archives: Project Management

Project Management – Prioritising your stakeholders

Stakeholders in a project are the people (internal and external) on whom the work will impact. Not all stakeholders are equal – you need to prioritise stakeholders so that you can apply the maximum available time to core stakeholders and … Continue reading

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Creating a Gantt Chart using Microsoft Excel – Part 1

If you do not have Microsoft Project but still want to produce a Gantt Chart, you can do so with Microsoft Excel. In this blog, I demonstrate how to do so using Conditional Formatting; in a future blog, I will … Continue reading

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Qualities required by Project Managers – part 2

In a previous blog we said that surveys had been carried out on project managers to determine qualities required. The results of the respondents are shown below. Leadership ability 21.9% Ability to communicate 20.5% A good organiser and coordinator 19.1% Able to work … Continue reading

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Qualities required by Project Managers

Look at the list of qualities and attributes below.  These are considered to be largely those of the project manager. What order of importance would you place these in? Ability to communicate Self-confidence Drive, dynamism and toughness Flexibility and adaptability A good formal … Continue reading

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