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What does a Project Manager Do?

Have you ever wonder what does a Project Manager do? What are their responsibilities and what it takes to become a project manager. Then you have come to the right place. In this post I will cover in detail all your questions. I encourage you to watch the youtube video that I put together on this topic. The roles and responsibilities of a Project Manager.  The … Continue reading What does a Project Manager Do?

How to Write a Project Charter

Project Charter is one of the key deliverables as part of the Project Initiation phase. Project Charter is the initial document that formally authorize the project for execution and provide funding. Project charter should be kept summarized & concise. Here are the key 10 items that should be included in a well written Project Charter. Project Name / Project ID : This is the unique … Continue reading How to Write a Project Charter

Earned Value Management Explained

Earned Value Management

Earned Value Management is an indicator that tells the performance of the Project to identify if the project is ahead or behind schedule or on Track and similarly over and under budget from a cost perspective. Earned value management is a common methodology used in project management to determine if the project is progressing as planned from a cost and schedule perspective. The cost & … Continue reading Earned Value Management

What is Agile? Explained!

What is Agile? Agile is an iterative approach to project management and software development that helps team to deliver value to their customer faster. There are 4 core values and 12 principles in Agile which can be read on this website http://agilemanifesto.org/ or at the bottom of this page. In this video I will go over the real world agile project execution, my experience, how … Continue reading What is Agile? Explained!

Agile & JIRA for beginners

What is Agile? Agile is a project management methodology used by organizations to execute projects. Agile focus on delivering value quicker without getting in bogged down due to the organizations red tape and processes. Agile is an iterative project management methodology focused on self-organized team to take decision and move faster by monitoring the progress on a daily basis through scrum meetings / stand ups. … Continue reading Agile & JIRA for beginners

How to get CSM Certification(SCRUM)

Getting a CSM certification is very easy. In summary here are the 5 steps to get registered for the training to get your certification. Yes, the in person training is mandatory. STEP 1: Visit Scrumalliance.org and click Get Certified from the menu. From the drop down select CSMSTEP 2 : On the CSM page, scroll down and click the ‘Search Courses’ button under requirements section.STEP … Continue reading How to get CSM Certification(SCRUM)

How to create Master and Sub Projects using Microsoft Project 2016

This video shows how to link 2 or more projects in to a master project using Microsoft Project 2016. So I am going to quickly demonstrate how to create sub-project and then we will open a new project and try to link multiple sub-projects in to that one master project. By end of this video you should get an idea about sub-projects and master project. … Continue reading How to create Master and Sub Projects using Microsoft Project 2016