Part 3 of a 4-part series on Project Management by contributor Annika Vaughan, MBA, PMP

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So, now that you are convinced of the benefits of project management in your team, you may wonder where to begin. While there are many project management tools out there, there is no technical solution to replace the human interaction needed to manage your clients and projects. So, the very first thing you need to think about is establishing project manager roles in your team. And most probably, you will be faced with two choices— recruit new project managers or train/assign existing staff to work as project managers.

Once you have a team of project managers and set of tools to use, you should be all set to deal with your next challenge—change management!

Coming up next on March 17th: Part 4 – Change management: marrying the left and right brain successfully

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About the author: Annika Vaughan, MBA, PMP

Annika works as Media Officer at the International Monetary Fund, in a project management team of an in-house agency with 40 + staff providing design, photography and video production services. Her previously held positions include TV reporter, PR manager and UN Communications Officer.

Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are those of the author and should not be attributed to the IMF, its Executive Board, or its management

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