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  • How To Manage Scope Using The SMART Requirements Technique

    Reading Time: 5 minutes   Are you an engineering manager / project manager in a startup or product development company. Do you struggle with scope and requirements management? Do you end up taking up more scope than you should be ? Bad Scope and product requirements management is one of the key reasons for project failures. Most project managers…

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  • Why Do Projects Fail – 5 “I”s Project Managers Must Know

    Reading Time: 4 minutes Are you a engineering manager or a project manager in a startup or a software product company? Do you wonder why some projects are a big success while many other fail to meet the objectives? We at Global Management Mentors observed there are 5 “I”s that could lead to project failures. We have consistently observed…

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  • Team Collaboration Techniques Used By Top Leaders

    Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article let us study the secrets of how top successful leaders collaborate to deliver high quality results. Collaboration is an art more than a science. If you are managing software projects and teams it is of utmost importance to master this skill. People are the single most important asset project managers have and…

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  • 5 Conflict Management Strategies For Project Managers

    Reading Time: 3 minutes . Conflict Management is one of the most important part of any project manager’s job. When there are people, there are bound to be conflicts. It is a critical skill a manager must master in order to be successful in his career. In our experience we have clearly seen most new project managers do not…

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  • Leadership Styles For Project Managers – Practical Guide

    Reading Time: 6 minutes What Is Leadership? The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not a bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” – Jim Rohn While it is hard to define leadership…

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  • 8 Characteristics Of A Successful Project Manager

    Reading Time: 5 minutes Role Of A Project Manager Let us first clearly understand the role of a project manager in an organization. The project manager has three concurrent responsibilities. 1. Achieve project objectives and manages constraints Project managers are accountable for achieving the requirements of the project definition. That means managing to the Project Objective Statement (Scope, Schedule,…

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  • 5 Effective Team Management Strategies You Don’t Find In Books

    Reading Time: 5 minutes In our experience we found team management is one of the areas many managers grapple with. Seasoned managers and especially new managers have a very difficult time herding the team together to reach a common goal. Effective team management deals with a combination of dimensions like team psychology, human behaviors at the individual and collective…

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  • List Of Project Management Skills – Most Essential

    Reading Time: 4 minutes So What Is Project Management? There are too many theories around this term. Let us try to unravel the confusion around this and make it simple. Now whether you are a project manager managing Agile Software Projects or end to end large waterfall kind of projects the fundamentals of project management do not change. In…

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  • Essential Management Tips For New Managers

    Reading Time: 5 minutes Congratulations ! You got that position finally. It must exhilarating and at the same time a little intimidating. You knew everything about being a success in your previous role as an Individual Contributor. A management job is nothing close to what you knew before. It comes with a completely different set of skill sets, knowledge…

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