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Tips for aspiring Project Manager?

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Kit Guinhawa
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What tips can you give for a new Project Manager?

I saw this article (http://apexgloballearning.com/blog/project-management-professors/) with some useful tips, but I want to hear your real-life tips and experiences especially on the issues you've encountered when starting as a project manager.

Hope to hear from you all.

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Alexandre Antonios
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Hello,

Please find below some useful tips: 

1) Project: People do projects for people
- Connect people to people
- Awareness of leadership styles, integrated project cultures & procurement mechanics

2) Scope: Design a vision committed to a mission
Orientate the team (people) on an output destined for a pool of stakeholders (people)
- Lead the project's efforts to the final goal(s)

3) Activity: Proactive approach
- Knowledge Management along with dynamic capabilities, learning processes and practical knowledge
- Data-mining & selecting/morphing best practices within the industry

4) Additionnal : Sociopolitical  factors
- Take into consideration international standards, local laws & cultural practices
- Aknowledge the geopolitical mechanics of the area of operations

  • Drawing a contract before a project can help you in the design of the project in itself
  • Project Management softwares are powerful tools to manage projects
  • Project Management is a dynamic iteration of processess and conditions
  • Project Focus & Realistic Terms are essential elements in the project's risk estimation

 

Best regards,
AA

Jaga deesan
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Dear Mr. Kit Guinhawa,

Please may view basic progress measurement concepts of EPC Project from the following YouTube Channel, which will give strong foundation for those who aspiring to be a Project Manager.

RJ Project Control

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Regards,

R. Jagadeesan