The five stages of receiving Developmental Feedback

Receiving Developmental feedback is often difficult and by human nature we don’t want to hear or accept it. However, remember it should be treated as a gift and if delivered correctly (timely and with specific examples) it should be useful…

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Project Communication Management – Feedback

Irrespective of how we communicate with another party the impact of the message they wish to purvey may be received differently from what we intended, again possibly due to a differing perception. In order to minimise misunderstanding we should always…

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Project Communication Management – an overview

If any single leadership skill is more important than another it is communication. In all elements of work life the most common complaint about an organisation is “lack of communication”. The PMI (Project Management Institute) suggest a project manager should spend…

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Project Business Cases – why have one?

What are Project Business Cases? The definition of a project is (as per the APM Body of Knowledge 6th Edition) “a unique, transient endeavour, undertaken to achieve planned objectives, which could be defined in terms of outputs, outcomes or benefits. A…

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Project Business Case – who is involved?

Who is involved in a Project Management Business Case and how is it used? Essentially the Project Management Business Case is used for two purposes. The first is to explain the reasons why a project is needed and what benefits…

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