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6 keys to a successful presentation

Presentations to teams or decision-makers is a recurring exercise for the project manager. How do you avoid putting your audience to sleep? What techniques are there to pass your message on effectively? 1 – Don’t rush into PowerPoint “The worst thing to do is to create your own material directly without having thought about your […]


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Setting Up an ERP: Preparation as a Factor for Success

More and more companies are acquiring an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system to manage their business better. Here are some keys to prepare for this implementation… and to make it a success! The objective of an Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) system is to gain productivity by optimizing the management, circulation and analysis of information and […]


Training

Managing an IT Project – Refresher Training

As an experienced project manager, do you feel out of your comfort zone when an assignment relates to information technologies? Here are some short courses to add this string to your bow. Training in IT project management Those in a hurry will turn to Technologia Formation. This private teaching institution, accredited by Emploi-Québec, offers a […]


Company life

Mistakes Every Project Manager Makes

Whether just starting out or having earned his stripes, no project manager is immune from mistakes. Here are three big risks of the trade, and how to avoid them. Starting too soon In a hurry to take action? Be careful not to jump onto the first solution that comes to mind. Project managers who fall […]


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What exactly does a coordinator do?

It’s a job title that appears everywhere, while it’s difficult to clearly identify the specific tasks of the “project coordinator”. What does this employee do exactly? Basically, a coordinator is a team leader. He creates the right conditions for execution of various projects. He coordinates the different players involved in the project from a specification […]


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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Scrum Master?

More and more organizations that have converted to “agile” management are using what is called a scrum master. Similar to a project manager, he nonetheless wears several hats and plays a distinct role. If you are thinking of becoming a scrum master, here is what you need to know about this new profession. The scrum […]


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How to Become Agile Every Day

Agility is now an inherent skill in the business world. The business analyst needs to adapt his approach to be more easily able to embrace new challenges. What is agility and how can you improve yours? Alternative project management “Agile methods” refer to a set of project management practices. Unlike traditional design and production methods […]


Company life

Industries that Fuel Project Managers

A presentation of various industries where there is a strong demand for project managers. Information technologies According to the annual project management salary survey conducted by the Project Management Institute (PMI), close to 50% of projects in Canada are projects related to IT. So it is normal for the industry to be greedy for project […]


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How to Decomplexify a Project

Project management can quickly become a headache, with the number and magnitude of projects underway and because of the many stakeholders and organizations involved. Some tips to keep it simple… Breaking down the project into small parts How do you eat an elephant? One mouthful at a time! The same goes for planning a project. […]


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How to Apply an Agile Methodology in Your Projects

Innovative and rapidly developing companies have every interest in turning to agile methods to carry out their projects. Introduction to the agile methodology. “The first time you do an agile project it can be confusing,” admits Simon Leblanc, an IT project manager with experience in the two approaches, traditional and agile. “We need to change […]


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Knowing How to Manage a Project’s Risks

Risk management is often the aspect most neglected by a project manager. However, it is of capital importance. Overview of the process of managing the risks of a project and the keys for success. In project management, there’s no such thing as “zero risks”. However, knowing this, project managers often leave risk management behind, focusing […]


Resume

How to Build a Project Manager’s Résumé

Being a project manager, assignments follow one after another and are not alike. Since it is often impossible to detail all the projects, how do you build a relevant project manager’s résumé? A juggler of tasks par excellence, project managers work in all fields: engineering, computers, construction, finance, marketing, pharmaceutical, media, etc. His role is […]


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