4 Positive Orientations Tailoring Project Management Success

By CIOReview | Monday, July 1, 2019

Better team management leads to a successful project, which ultimately leads to fetching recognition and brand value.

FREMONT, CA: A good project unites plenty of details. It consists of an experienced manager and a team that performs tasks. It includes a prudent plan that covers all major as well as minor issues and many more other crucial things. Most companies these days encourage people to work together in teams to achieve better results through collaboration. It's not as easy as it appears due to the complexity inherent in team collaboration. If organizations want to enjoy the benefits of superior program management embracing best practices is the best option.

•  Leadership

Successful programs need leadership champions to visibly support the program team’s efforts along with defining the desired outcome for an application, especially during times of uncertainty. Leaders should articulate a steady and robust vision for the program’s outcome depicting a path for execution and resist requests to tweak plans due to small missteps.

• Roles and Responsibilities

A leader's roles and responsibilities should be documented and communicated. To maximize resource productivity, interacting with internal leaders, consultants, and other vendors, all roles and responsibilities for the program is a must.

•  Program Scope

Strong, positive leadership will invariably result in clear program scope, objectives, and outcomes. To ensure engagement from program stakeholders, priorities, and goals should be weaved and kept appraised on progress. Engaging stakeholders when problems arise should be made to ensure scope alignment.

• Financial Oversight

Keen budgetary oversight and management is a necessity in scale and cost of most large-scale programs.  Fundamental standards for the accounts process, estimates, and economic controls, proactively manage sound finances. The adaptability to account for monetary surprises, within parameters is the key performance indicator.

The measure of success of an individual project is not the absence of issues, but the ability to identify and resolve problems as early as possible. As a team leader understanding and avoiding common pitfalls in managing project teams will help in achieving greater success with delivering projects in scope and on time.