There is an art and science to project management, especially when it comes to balancing stakeholder accountability. While you may not be capable to shift the culture in the short term, or perhaps never, there are strategic tools and tactics you can employ now to make accountability transparent. There are four key areas that are constant factors in any project or initiative: planning, communication, business acumen, and relationship management. These four areas set the stage for how well you assess and outline activities, educate and advise stakeholders, know your business, and create and foster trust. The importance is to stay focused on the objective and leave the "take it personal" attitude at the door.
During this webcast we will cover:
What considerations should you make during planning?
What activities will strategically set you up for success?
How do you identify problems and mitigate the risks?
What are some proposed solutions that you can implement?
Blog | Author: Stacey Rivers, Director of Technical Project Management, Global Technology and Operations Division, Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc. | Source: HCI
| Published:May 29, 2014
You've just been promoted - Congratulations! It is an awesome feeling to know that all your hard work is paying off! You have been acknowledged that you have what it takes to climb the corporate ladder. Guess what? Now it starts all over - planning, learning, performing, navigating, strategizing and delivering results, just at a higher level.
You have to learn quickly what is expected, what to start, stop, and change. There are no rules to gauge the things you should know, need to know, and have to know. What you can do, however, is learn what to look for, diagnose the problem, and implement the solution - as soon as possible. Here are some common mistakes newly promoted managers make: