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What Is Project Management Consultancy?

A consultant is a professional individual or business practice that provides expert advice to others. A project management consultant provides expert project management advice to external businesses. A company may hire a project management consultant if it lacks project management expertise or needs project management advice from an external, impartial party.   Project managers are responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget. Project managers plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed the entire way. This is all done within the confines of a company's goals and vision. Project managers are needed on a wide variety of projects, including construction, IT, HR, and marketing.

  • Reviewing current project management processes and capabilities

  • Providing an overview of weaknesses in current processes and controls

  • Recommendations for better processes and controls

  • Support in the implementation of new tools, processes, and procedures

  • Change management and transformation support.

  • Program charters that define scope and goals

  • High-level and detailed network-based schedules

  • Activity identifications, including durations, responsibilities and resources

  • The time-cost tradeoff process and validation of schedules

  • Staffing analysis

  • Validation and compression of schedules

  • Establishment of governance procedures, standard reports, coding structures, metrics and templates

  • Work Breakdown Structures that identify work phases, deliverables, and activities

  • Validation and compression of schedules

  • Generation of status memos for key stakeholders

  • Client instruction in the use of project management tools/methods

Technical Project Manager Duties and Responsibilities

Technical Project Managers have many duties and responsibilities. Some responsibilities are to

Create management, communication plans and processes.

Analyze and develop procedures for management and technical duties.

Define project responsibilities with stakeholders.

Participate in how budget and staff are allocated for the project.

Maintain project time frames, budget estimates and status reports.

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