Do You Have What it Takes to be a Project Manager?

We know that Project Managers are in demand by all industries, but have you ever wondered what a Project Manager actually does, and what skills they require? Let’s start by defining the overall role of a Project Manager, which in general terms refers to a person who takes on the chief responsibility of successfully initiating, […]

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Project Management Pioneers

Project management is a widely recognised and in-demand skill. It requires leadership, vision, tenacity and the ability to delegate to colleagues and help them play to their strengths. As Henry Ford once said, “Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs”. At face value, it sounds simple, but great project managers aren’t […]

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5 Reasons why you should study Project Management

The quirky expression ‘get all your ducks in a row’ is very simple at face value. So much so, that it belies the finely tuned skill involved with managing a project. Project management is best understood as the practise of initiating, planning, executing, overseeing and closing a project that involves a team, and also being […]

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How to manage resistance to change

It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change – Charles Darwin. Since the dawn of time change has been an inevitability of human existence and also an ongoing source of interest and preoccupation, particularly when it comes to business. Businesses who want to retain a […]

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Student Story – Upskilling for a new job

Nikki Davidson puts her all into everything she does – including her new role as Operations Manager at Ryan’s Kitchens and Joinery. Not satisfied with her current skill base and needing to upskill for her new position, Nikki decided to study project management online through TANZ eCampus. “I want to do the best I can […]

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Student story – a new challenge

When offered the opportunity to upskill through online study as an employee of the New Zealand Defence Force – Lynette Bokany jumped at the chance. “I wanted to broaden my knowledge in something outside of my current skill base.  I was also motivated by the need for a new challenge,” says Lynette. Studying project management […]

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