Congrats! You’re the proud owner of a new project management tool. Now you need to convince your team to use it. Here’s a tip: sell benefits, not features.
Challenging projects require design and engineering subject matter experts who themselves can be challenging. Effective project managers expect that some people will bring challenging personalities into the project team and visualize how they will handle these situations.
Before he became a project manager, Andy Silber worked in academia with a PhD from MIT. In this post, he describes his path from PhD to PM and lessons that can be applied to anyone’s career.
Writing can be a challenge, but it’s not an impossible skill to learn. These tried and true techniques can help project managers improve their writing skills–today.
In this month’s column, a reader seeking flexibility asks about the freelance lifestyle. PM expert (and freelance consultant) Elizabeth Harrin weighs in.
If you’re an engineer looking to grow your project management skillset, you’re in luck. We dug through Amazon listings, forums, blogs, and review websites to identify the best project management books specifically for those in the manufacturing and engineering industries.
Even if you feel that you’re on a solid path, mentors can offer that extra boost. Here are four ways a mentor can offer what you need to move in the right direction.