Project management whte papers by Kepner-Tregoe offer perspectives on project management techniques, solutions for challenges encountered when managing projects, and project management organizations. With limited resources and growing numbers of initiatives and projects, most organizations struggle to keep up. KT project management consulting and training programs help organizations build project expertise and pursue projects successfully meeting goals, budgets and schedules. The KT project management white papers address the role of the project office in strategic project management and the value of building project management expertise at all levels of the organization.

The project management whitepapers draw on KT’s project management consulting and training expertise  that has helped clients manage projects  to achieve operational improvements, implement change or optimize project resources. The Kepner-Tregoe project management process is a structured approach based on four pillars - definition, planning, execution and communication - that link with the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge. The project management whitepapers draw on KT’s experience working with clients to address the challenges of project portfolio management, install a project office, and build project performance in today’s matrixed work environments where almost all work is project work.

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Learn and Do: Real-Time Project Management

Rio Tino was unsatisfied with traditional project management training with theoretical projects in a classroom setting. This article describes how they partnered with KT to create “Learn and Do” training with project teams building PM skills while successfully managing projects.

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Projects: The Missing Link in Corporate Governance

Projects are how companies plan and execute change--and how companies expose themselves to self-inflicted risk when significant IT projects fail. This article makes the case for establishing executive level project governance to preserve the goals and value of the organization.

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The Dutch Red Cross Transitions to a Professional Project Organization

With the slogan “Clear Thinking for a Complex World,” Kepner-Tregoe is helping organizations to bring clarity to the way they are working. This leads to tangible results, as the Dutch Red Cross demonstrates.

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Strength in Numbers

This case study details how Improving project management allowed a Honda supplier to improve its ability to integrate changes and strengthen its relationship with its #1 client.

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Reducing Project Complexity: From Overload to Productivity

Firms struggle to manage an overwhelming portfolio of projects in an attempt to meet increased demands that compete for scarce resources. Kepner-Tregoe offers a successful, six-step plan for project portfolio management.

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Project Planning That Saves Time

A complex recurring event is a perfect candidate for project management improvement. Any achievements and lessons learned can provide enduring value, year-after-year. This case study demonstrates specific results and improvements achieved using effective project management.

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Manage the Shifting Sand of Business Requirements

Scope creep puts projects at risk. This article explores how to avoid, and when necessary, manage it to preserve project success.

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New Game, New Rules

Leaders must keep finding new ways to compete--and these translate into projects that implement change. The author describes the eight critical areas that business leaders focus on to manage change effectively.

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