Interview with Wendy Hague

Wendy Hague has great experience with project management. She has managed an impressive range of projects directly herself, has managed the activities of PMP qualified project managers and directed the activities of a Project Management Office for a well known large organisation in the financial sector. She also has worked to train project managers for …

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Profile of a Project Management Consultant: Ken Hanley

Ken Hanley is an experienced project management consultant. He has worked on projects in many countries and in many business sectors, both public and private. The following video interview with Ken, conducted in two parts on separate days, provides Ken's views on a variety of project management topics. Often provocative, Ken questions some of the …

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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, acquire, and manage the resources needed for the successful completion of the project. These processes help ensure that the right resources will be available to the project manager …

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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 project supply chain management that has been developed for the construction industry. The definition of …

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Week 3: Project Integration Management and the Role of the Project Manager

In week three of the course we will look at  project integration management, the processes to ensure the effective combination of project processes and practices. We will also look at the role of the project manager and consider the approach that he or she may take to the management of people in the project. Project …

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Week 1: An Introduction to Project Management

Project management is increasingly important today as projects become larger and more complex and take place on a global basis. The following video highlights significant projects in recent decades: While these projects have been very successful, many others are not, often with severe consequences. The following video was produced to explain to employees why their …

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