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Project Management Terms

Project management terms can get confusing, especially when you’re starting out as a project manager. Below we’ve compiled a list of over 50 commonly used terms with simple definitions to help you learn the lingo and sound professional in those project meetings. You can download the project management terms as a handy PDF  here or […]

Project manager job description

Project Manager Job Description

Project Manager job descriptions can vary quite a bit but many have the same things in common. Reading a good job description will help you understand what skills you will need to get a job as a project manager. Most job briefs will include the need for experience, strong organisational skills, planning ability, monitoring and […]

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What is a Project Manager?

A Project Manager is the person responsible for the planning and execution of a project. Good Project Managers have many skills and are accountable for controlling multiple aspects of a project. Each professional Project Manager will develop his or her own style depending on the type of project and project methodology being used. Project Managers […]

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What is Project Management?

Project Management is the process of planning, structuring and controlling all the elements of a project from start to finish. The Project Management Institute defines it as “the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements.” Project Management can involve many disciplines depending on the type of project […]


What is a Project?

A project is a collaborative exercise with structured sequence of tasks designed with a specific end goal in mind. A project is generally characterised by the following: a project will have a start date and end date it aims to reach a specific end goal, like building a structure or a new piece of software […]