Project management

Project management can be defined as the knowledge, skills, methods required to perform a set of tasks which are carried out by a group of individuals working towards a common objective. Project management highlights risks, cost, scope, time and quality in a project. According to me, Project management plays a vital role in today’s professional … Read more

Project management methodologies and tools – strengths and weaknesses

Agile Agile can be defined as the ability to create and respond to change to profit in a business environment with turbulence and the balancing of flexibility and stability (Highsmith 2012) The publication of the manifesto for agile software development formalised Agile. EXPAND The principles for Agile approach were; Individuals and interactions over processes and … Read more

Critical analysis of the impact of loss aversion & availability error on human decision-making in projects

2. Literature Review For a critical analysis of the impact of loss aversion and availability error on human decision-making in projects, it is necessary to clarify some fundamental concepts for a better understanding of the research topic; these are discussed below; 2.1 Project Project is a vague word defined differently by many researchers (Maylor, 2010). … Read more


When is SCRUM Appropriate? Scrum is meant for those kinds of work which people have found unmanageable using existing (defined) processes like uncertain requirements combined with unpredictable technology implementation risks. While deciding whether to apply Scrum in any organization, as opposed to plan-driven approaches, one should always consider whether the underlying mechanisms are well-understood or … Read more

Effect of Critical Success Factors (CSFs) over the phases of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) executions

Introduction The paper portrays the effect of Critical Success Factors (CSFs) over the phases of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) executions utilizing the reactions from associations that finished or are finishing an ERP usage. Our outcomes give counsel to management on how best to use their constrained assets to pick those CSFs that are destined to … Read more

Influence of Project Management in IT advancement

The world is evolving quick. A wide scope of patterns and difficulties have an immediate bearing on the eventual fate of IT industry. Its achievement lies in finishing ventures inside time and spending requirements. Advancement and imagination are the key segments of significant worth creation, while representative desires and working societies are changing constantly. We … Read more

The importance of culture for project success

Research has shown that an organisation’s culture directly impacts its bottom-line (Kotter & Haskett 1992 cited by Cooper, 2000). In projectised organisations, where the bottom-line is determined via the delivery of successful projects, this phenomenon can be a blessing or a curse (Ikeda, 2006), depending on whether the organisational culture is supportive of project management, … Read more

How can project management be properly introduced into the higher education space?

A results-oriented management style is central to effective project management. Larson & Gray (2018) define project management as “a results-oriented management style that places a premium on building collaborative relationships among a diverse cast of characters,” useful in both the private sector, for the development of innovative goods and services, and in the public sector, … Read more

Strategic planning and role of IT in Healthcare.

Abstract Due to rapid advancement and competitive pressure, it is very hard for IT professionals to plan their architecture even a few years in advance. Building a future-ready IT infrastructure is not about focusing on specific technologies, rather more about the approach an organization take in its strategic technology planning and decision making. For preparation … Read more

Importance of effectively planning (reflective)

1. Introduction Meredith and Mantel simply describe projects as “messy” (2009. Page 113) as no two projects are the same, yet all run the risk of failure. Rory Burke (2009) describes the project manager as “responsible for delivering the project on time, within budget, and to the required quality.” However, I believe that his description … Read more

Heathrow Terminal 5 project analysis

Section 1: Goal, Scope and Rationale The first time discussion about Heathrow Terminal 5 was emerged in 1982, which was relative to the expansion of Stansted and Heathrow (Donne,Michael(12 January 1982).”The battle of Heathrow”.Financial Times p.16) BAA officially announced its suggestion for construction of Terminal 5 in May 1992, submitting a formal planning application on … Read more

Project management with virtual teams and international projects

Technological advance has provided the necessary means so that organizations increasingly often make use of virtual teams, in order to gain competitive advantage. The members of this new type of teams must display certain traits and have specific skills in line with the characteristics of virtual teams and international projects. Establishing a model of personal … Read more

Agile development

One of the requests from the collaborating companies to the usability and UX methods were they should fit the Scrum development rhyme. To understand agile development, we have to understand what it breaks with. If a software project adapts a traditional development framework e.g. the waterfall approach, the requirements have to be defined upfront. Nowadays, … Read more

Projects management

1. INTRODUCTION Projects management is defined by the British Standards Institution “A project is a unique set of coordinated activities, with a definite starting and finishing point, undertaken by an individual or organization to meet specific objectives within defined schedule, cost and performance parameters. (Paul D Gardner, 2005 P2) The history of project Management dated … Read more

Reflective essay on my course – project management

This course was a really new experience for me both from learning point of view and performance wise. The practical part of the course was really helpful where ones get a chance to implement all the knowledge gain during the lectures and through self-studies. I have learnt that innovation requires collaboration, creativity, practical implementation and … Read more

Procurement Management Plans

INTRODUCTION: The purpose of the Procurement Management Plan is to define the procurement requirements for the project and how it will be managed from developing procurement documentation through contract closure. The Procurement Management Plan defines the following: ‘ Items to be procured with good reason statements and timelines ‘ Type of contract to be used … Read more

Challenges faced by the Project Manager when working within the alternative organizational structures

Executive Summary The objective of the report is to critically review on the different challenges faced by the Project Manager when working within the alternative organizational structures used to implement projects. In simple terms, Project Management is the process of planning, organizing and controlling of the scope, budget and time of the recruiting program project. … Read more

Project management

Question 1 1.1 Project A Project can be defined as a complex human endeavour to create change with in a set budget and time to provide specific goals and out comes that is unique to an organisation. 1.2 Project Management Project Management is a set of principles to effectively manage the process and activity of … Read more

Dissertation: Delivering winning projects

Executive Summary Bangladesh during its initial years of inception was just not the most densely populated location with frequent climatic disasters but also at the top of the list of ‘the least capita income in the world’, which has been the obvious reasons for a topic of debate and criticism for economists worldwide. Henry Kissinger, … Read more