Project Management News from Australia and the World September 19th 2014

Here at Your Project Manager we consider it our job to keep on top of all that is project management not just here in Queensland and Australia, but also worldwide. Just like others across all walks of life, we have our favourite online project management resources which help us to keep abreast of all the latest news, views, and advances in our sphere of expertise.

In exactly the same way that you and your business use market knowledge to keep ahead of your competition, so it helps us to maintain the leading position of project management advice and on-site training.

Here are just a few of the things that we’ve found of most interest over the last few days and that we feel might be of interest to you, too.

·        Hagar – Using Project Management to help restore broken …

As part of an immersive study trip with an extraordinary agency, Hagar Australia, looking at prevalence of severe human rights abuses and the structural change needed to combat it. Hagar is an NGO …

·        Shenhua’s Watermark Coal project gains PAC approval …

However project manager Paul Jackson said there were some reservations about a number of recommendations, in particular those relating to additional land acquisitions, which could add significant unexpected costs and result in Shenhua owning a greater number of black soil farms. Jackson said the …. Established in 1908, Australian Mining continues to lead and inform the Australian mining industry of the latest innovations in mining technology and equipment.

·        The “Top Project Managers” Approach to Managing a …

Project managers who made up the “Top 14 Project Managers to Follow on Twitter” List what has been their own approach to managing a project with success.

·        Avoiding Project Failure: It’s Not Rocket Science

If you don’t manage a project effectively to its conclusion, it’s pointless to do a thorough job of planning and initiating it in the first place. Typical problems from weak project control include scope creep, poor work-planning, lack of change …

·        What’s Next for Project Management?

Shawn Dickerson from AtTask on the current trends in Project Management.