A Selection from CIA’s now de-classified “Simple Sabotage Field Manual”. Look for the section on “General Interference with Organisations and Conferences”. Anyone who has worked in large organisations or participated in large projects has seen most of the described techniques in action!
Choosing your first or next project management certification Project management certifications are invaluable assets for professionals in the field, offering a wealth of benefits that extend from personal development to career advancement. These certifications, recognised globally, serve as a testament to a professional’s knowledge, skills, and expertise in managing projects efficiently and effectively. They provide […]
Effective governance stands as a foundational element of sound management, serving as a Critical Success Factor (CSF) for all organizations, especially in the context of intricate programs and projects that engage multiple departments or organizations. These endeavors often operate with distinct procedures and cultures, each vying for its interests and perspectives. Governance forms the structural […]
Sustainability in project management is becoming increasingly vital, particularly for public administration organisations. It involves integrating economic, environmental, and social considerations into project planning and execution. Nevertheless, the path to sustainability is riddled with adversaries, which can be especially complex in bureaucratic and traditionally structured environments. Here, we delve into the seven enemies of sustainable […]
What is the Project-End Canvas and how to use it? Project management best practices and PM² recommend that projects go through a Closing Phase to capture lessons learned and lost project recommendations. This is where a full Project-End Report or a simpler one pager Project-End Canvas comes in handy as a structured way to capture […]
Promoting sustainability considerations in Project Management Sustainability is a concept that goes beyond buzzwords. It’s a fundamental principle that shapes how organisations operate and thrive. It’s about meeting the needs of the present while ensuring that future generations can meet their own needs. This overarching principle, often defined by its three pillars: economic, environmental, and […]
by Anastasia Moira & Nicos Kourounakis The pressing global demand for sustainable development is compelling all businesses and organisations to undergo a profound transformation into sustainable entities. Project management is no exception; it must actively engage in this global shift by not only applying sustainable practices to projects but by fundamentally becoming a sustainable practice […]