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March 26, 2015

The Folly of a Poor Project Management Process

Credit unions are no longer what they were. At one time, they braved a new path in the banking world with the assistance of SEGs, and filled an open need for workers in America. That need is still there but many credit unions have grown from servicing singular employers into servicing entire communities. With that […]

October 30, 2014

What is the Objective?

Before any project within a credit union is launched, the project manager and project team should construct an appropriate objective statement for the finished project. The objective statement should clearly give anyone who reads it a precise idea of what the project will achieve once implemented. An objective statement should be SMART: Specific Measurable Attainable […]

March 13, 2014

Project Management Tips

As projects are kicked off in credit unions every day, many project managers understand the basic project management phases of initiation, planning, execution, control and closure. But we all know the “devil is in the details.” Here are a few tips you might find helpful: Get all the players involved at the outset. At credit […]

November 21, 2013

Effective Project Management Is A Key Component To Successfully Implementing Strategic Plans

Some credit unions find that they are excellent at strategic planning, but terrible at execution.  Project management is a tool that can help with executing projects in a timely and well-planned manner.  The key is to keep your project management simple and straightforward. If there are too many projects (and too little time to complete […]

November 7, 2013

Project Management Closure: A Key Strategy For Future Success

The final step in an effective project management life cycle, often forgotten or neglected by project teams, is Project Closure. Let’s face it: few projects are executed without at least a few “hiccups” along the way. Project management can be more art than science in some instances; there isn’t always one “right” way to proceed […]

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