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Project management

What are the secrets of running a successful project?

  • Managing a client's expectations and adequately defining what the project task is.
  • Clearly communicating what your team needs to deliver and by when and how success is to be measured.
  • Organising and managing people with different skills.
  • Anticipating changes and other risk factors.
  • Delivering on time and on budget
  • Exceeding expectations.
  • Your new strengths and abilities
  • Crafting compelling a business case.
  • Confidently present options or opinions that may not be immediately popular.
  • Techniques to get your project to a good start which is the time that many project come unstuck and fail to recover from this.
  • Defining and articulating scope and specifications, and being crystal clear about accountabilities.
  • Able to confidently engage with different stakeholders.
  • Financial planning and reporting.
  • SMART project planning.
  • Maintaining control even when the parameters change.
  • Making detailed risk assessments - anticipating problems.
  • Calculating project contingencies.
  • Dealing professionally with setbacks and changes.
  • Knowledge of project planning systems.

Did you know?

When the weight of the project paperwork equals the weight of the project itself, the project can be considered complete!

Who would benefit?

Project managers and anyone tasked with delivering complex initiatives

To discuss a current or potential need, contact Robin Johnson at OvationXL on 07774 415 561 or

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