Monthly Archives: December 2011

Week 11: Your Responsibility as a Project Manager

In Afghanistan corruption is said to be common in construction projects, as is illustrated in this video from Al Jazeera: Corruption in construction projects globally is a serious issue. It inhibits economic growth and the standards of living of people … Continue reading

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Week 10: Project Leadership

In this week of the course we are looking at project leadership skills, understanding the difference between leadership and management, hearing from a wide selection of experts on this topic. The reading for students of the course this week is … Continue reading

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Week 9: Project Human Resource Management

Project Human Resource Management is focused on the project team, their organisation, management and leadership. It is defined in PMBOK as: “the processes that organise, manage and lead the project team.” The following video┬ádiscusses the characteristics of an effective project … Continue reading

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Week 8: Project Procurement Management

Project procurement management is about establishing, maintaining and closing relationships with suppliers of goods and services for the project. The processes for project procurement management from the PMBOK are outlined here and we will also look at a model for … Continue reading

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