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Why Project Managers Should Have Better Project Control Functions

By: Jeff Collins
July 8th, 2014

One of the hardest aspects of a project is managing the project control functions. This can include several factors including managing various issue, risk, and the many other controls of a project.  

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Five Communication Techniques for Project Managers

By: Jeff Collins
July 3rd, 2014

Many people think "managing communication" is the most important of the project management processes. If you think about it, over half of the time you spend managing projects involves some element of communication. Here are five communication techniques to help you be more effective.

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Four Techniques to Manage Your Project Management Schedules

By: Jeff Collins
July 1st, 2014

You will never be a successful project manager if you do not know how to build and manage a schedule. The schedule may be the most fundamental tool for managing projects. Here are four techniques to help you take full advantage of the project schedule.  

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7 Steps to Help You Calculate Your Estimated Project Duration

By: Jeff Collins
June 26th, 2014

When you build a schedule you need to understand how to estimate duration. If everyone worked eight hours per day, and was 100% productive for all eight hours, you could easily calculate your estimated project duration by taking the number of effort hours, divided by the number of resources.

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