15 Project Management Mistakes

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Make sure that you are avoiding these 15 project management mistakes! Learn more from IMS: www.ims-web.com

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  • 1. Top 15 Project Management Mistakes! By !
  • 2. Project Management Mistake #1! Projects that lack the right resources with the right skills.!
  • 3. Project Management Mistake #2! Projects that lack experienced project managers.!
  • 4. Project Management Mistake #3! Running projects that dont fit with the strategic direction of the organization.!
  • 5. Project Management Mistake #4! Projects that are being run without proper training in project management skills and knowledge.!
  • 6. Project Management Mistake #5! Having project managers that are not flexible.!
  • 7. Project Management Mistake #6! Having team members that do not follow a standard, repeatable project management process.!
  • 8. Project Management Mistake #7! Having a lack of up-to-date data about the status of projects.!
  • 9. Project Management Mistake #8! When project managers provide aggressive or overly optimistic timelines. !
  • 10. Project Management Mistake #9! Projects are being run without the proper software or software training. ! Software Training!
  • 11. Project Management Mistake #10! Expecting software to solve all of your project management issues. !
  • 12. Project Management Mistake #11! Not having a metric for defining success.!
  • 13. Project Management Mistake #12! Lack of consistent communication and regularly scheduled meetings.!
  • 14. Project Management Mistake #13! There is a lack of methodology in a decision process.!
  • 15. Project Management Mistake #14! Insufficient management and leadership of project team.!
  • 16. Project Management Mistake #15! Not proactively identifying risks and developing contingency plans for those risks.!
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  • 18. Resources! http://www.cio.com/article/2391872/project-management/12-common-project- management-mistakes--and-how-to-avoid-them.html! http://www.networkworld.com/article/2273971/data-center/the-14- most-common-project-management-mistakes.html! http://www.bia.ca/articles/ 10CommonProjectManagementMistakesandHowtoCorrectThem.htm !