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A four-step prescription for writing better project plans

Source – http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/project-management/?p=129

1) What do you want this project plan to do?

2) Who will use this project plan?

3) What will the project plan contain?

4) Why is the project plan important?

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“A Project Management Primer”, by Nick Jenkins

Whether you are a seasoned project manager, new to project management or are considering taking up a project management role, I think you’ll find “A Project Management Primer”, by Nick Jenkins, an interesting read.

The first thing that caught my attention was the monkey joke.  Go check it out and let me know if it sounds familiar to you.  It definitely sounded familiar to me, and I had a good laugh recalling the many project managers that we’ve moaned and bitched about before. I hasten to add though, that none of us are born project managers, so chances are we won’t get it 100% right.  Afterall, life is a journey and we are all learning as we go along. What’s important is that we pick up the right skills and tools to help us as we move forward.  I hope you’ll find this article and refreshing read to help you warm up your project management skills and get it 100% right. Enjoy!  If you have any other interesting articles about project management, do share them with me as well!