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A project management podcast bringing you project highs and lows, challenges and failures, plus tips and tricks from the real world.

A project management podcast bringing you project highs and lows, challenges and failures, plus tips and tricks from the real world.
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Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

A project management podcast bringing you project highs and lows, challenges and failures, plus tips and tricks from the real world.

Twitter:

@smarterpm

Language:

English


Episodes

#6: Change Management - a straightforward structured approach

5/14/2019
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Change Management is one of those subjects which is often regarded as a 'dark art' and shrouded in mystery. But it's not that difficult provided you take a structured approach and watch out for a few gotchas. In this podcast we cover one approach (other approaches are available :-) and cover these in some detail. Clearly in a 20min slot we're not going to cover everything you ever wanted to know about managing change, but hopefully you'll take away some items of value. The stages are: 1....

#5: PM toolkit essentials: The Decision Log

4/29/2019
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There are some items that every project manager should have in their toolkit - one of these is the Decision Log. We explain what it is, how to use it and an example of where it helped me out on a real project! Download your free Decision Log template from http://www.thesmarterpm.com/resources

Duration:00:07:25

#4: How does Agile deliver value in an organisation?

4/16/2019
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In this episode we explore some of the key ways in which an Agile approach can add or deliver value, particularly when compared to a waterfall methodology. We're very much focussing on the business value rather than a technical or methodology discussion. We'll explore the benefits of early and frequent delivery, talk about feedback opportunities and also cover how business adoption can often be a barrier. Use this to help explain the benefits of agile in your organisation.

Duration:00:09:54

#3: How to effectively communicate with senior stakeholders

4/10/2019
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How to effectively communicate with senior stakeholders on your projects. A simple and practical approach that works!

Duration:00:06:24

#2: What are the qualities of a good project manager?

4/8/2019
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In this episode we're covering the topic "What are the qualities of a good PM?". Here's our list below. 1. Communications - different types, and lots of it! 2. Persistence - having a 'can-do' attitude and not taking no for an answer 3. Organised - managing lots of actions in the face of a torrent of email and project documents 4. Being into the detail - enough so you can ask the right questions 5. Team building - having the right behaviours and sharing the credit 6. Problem solving (&...

Duration:00:11:05

#1: Introduction to the podcast

4/8/2019
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Hi! Introduction to the podcast, a quick overview about our approach and some of the topics we'll be covering. We expect to be publishing probably weekly at first and then bi-weekly ongoing. Music (c) Fenn Creative 2019. All content (c) www.thesmarterpm.com.

Duration:00:02:21