You need to assess risk, track against a plan, allocate tasks,record and report progress, ideally within a web based tool.
Your assessment will be gut feel, but good project managers are passionate versatile and have a real sense of purpose. Often they are
Think about the real drivers behind organisations. How important or risky is the project? Are you really confident with your Project Manager?
Is it about getting good reports or delivering outcomes for business
The project manager needs to grasp the nettle, otherwise it becomes like line management. Boards need to trust, support and encourage.
Project managers need to set and maintain standards, listen, motivate and care. With both parties ensuring alignment throughout. This key
artery between heart and head needs to openly flow throughout .
Create a Project Board that supports the project team, sets governance, RACI and a plan and manages by exception.
Appoint a suitable capable practical project manager, who creates a framework with the Board. Confidence grows on both sides allowing the project manager to motivate and command his team to targets for the board.
We've all read tons of methodology on Project Management. It is often filled with over complicated jargon and can go on and on and sometimes it feels as though you are never getting to the actual point! Well I am about to try and explain Project Methodology in simple terms and in bite size chunks. I'll try and avoid all the jargon too!