Archives for category: Project Management

I really appreciated the book “The PMP® Exam, How to Pass on Your First Try” by Andy Crowe, PMP. There are several elements to it that I believe go a long way in helping one understand the global standard for project management (which is the PMBOK® Guide by Project Management Institute). Read the rest of this entry »

Recently, I worked through “Rita Mulcahy’s PMP® Exam Prep (Eighth Edition)” book by Rita Mulcahy, PMP, et al. I used it for two purposes – to prepare for the certification exam and to improve in my practice of project management. I found it helpful on both counts. Read the rest of this entry »

This is my fourth and final post in this series as I’ve worked to understand and apply a talk I heard on this topic.

Project management involves a lot of people management in order to be done well. Therefore, emotional intelligence is important for the project manager to work effectively with people on a project. In the talk, Gary introduced several elements – self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management – that are necessary for effective team leadership.

Self-awareness and self-management were previously covered. Social awareness and relationship management will be covered in this post. Read the rest of this entry »