Pro-Tip – Challenging Project?

Everyone can use a little help from a designated professional
Everyone can use a little help from a designated professional

Managing projects is hard work. We hear a lot about the project management challenges that project managers commonly face. This looks at the fundamentals challenges we all face.

Every new project presents an opportunity to grow. Every new client, audience, product, or situation presents “lessons” we can use to help us develop effective .

Projects can be challenging for different reasons. They may have a tight deadline, a limited budget, or complex requirements.

What problems have you faced during the project?

Clarity is one of the most important requirements for the successful completion of the project and the lack of it creates several project management issues.

Business Challenges?

Business Strategy.

1.1. Designing Systems and Processes.

1.2. Lack of Direction/Vision. …

What Are the Challenges of Project Management?

  • Keeping Teams on The Same Page.
  • Poorly Defining the Goals And Objectives.
  • Unrealistic Deadlines.
  • Finding The Right Project Management Software.
  • Scope Creep is Insidious And Creepy.
  • Insufficient Team Skills.
  • Miscommunication Cause Conflicts.
  • Risk Management.
  • Challenges of Teamwork
  • Lack of Accountability

This is a question that you can answer by preparing beforehand. List all of the projects that you have done. Pick one that you think is the most challenging and turned out to be really successful. Choose the project that really tested your skills and abilities and had a positive outcome.

For example, you could say: “the biggest challenge will be getting to know the members of the team. I’m used to working with a large and diverse team and thrive on finding the best in my colleagues.” Or: “the biggest challenge in this job is keeping pace with technological change in this industry.


Our I.T. Services and Solutions

Lending knowledge and experience to companies across the UK, Information Technology Solutions. Everyone can use a little help from a designated professional.

Our focus is on the strategy for you to succeed, when it comes to change that involves Information Technology -Applications, Hardware and Software. Extensive experience gained over the past 30 years in a range of leading private and public sector.

We have implemented multiple full lifecycles, IT and business change projects from business brief and case preparation, strategy, discovery and blueprinting through to cutover and handover to business as usual support functions.

We are extremely delivery-focused having led multiple programmes and projects through the key “cutover/go-live/deployment” phases. This has included transitioning support to outsourced third party suppliers, e.g. Ceridian; IBM.

We have first class team building (internal, external, third party, remote parties) and management capabilities. Excellent key stakeholder management. Analytical problem solver and decisive decision makers. Extensive business change management/partnering. Worked in “business”, “corporate” and “IT” facing roles.

We do deliver for example, shared financial service centres in Europe, Asia and Australia. Rollout of a standardised SAP European finance template at Nissan. Consolidation of separate Oracle & SAP systems at GE Capital and EE (Orange/T-Mobile). We have done application migrations from multiple (some time hundreds) of locations around Europe and the world. We done upgrades to applications and managed the business change.

When it comes to managing the different aspects of your business, an IT consultant can help with many different facets. As a business leader, you are in charge of all aspects of your business. You may have to tend to many different things you would rather not have to. This may include, being the administrator, salesperson, marketing lead, and even in charge of Information Technology (IT). Taking one or more of these jobs that don’t quite relate directly to your business can help you focus on the things that matter most.

Hiring an IT Consultant can be beneficial to your business, but finding one can be a task in its own.

CV Image of Kenneth Mulley-Smith and Roger Smith
CV Image of Kenneth Mulley-Smith and Roger Smith

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