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 … Continue reading

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Week 9: Project Resource Management

Project Resource Management is focused on managing all of the human and non-human resources for the project. It is defined in PMBOK as: “the processes to identify, acquirre, and manage the resources needed for the successful completion of the 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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