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10 Ways to Become a Good Project Manager

Part of the series “The Accidental Project Manager” By Surya Ganduri, Ph.D. Rutgers University Executive Education Management is a learnable skill. It’s a shame that too few people are given the chance to learn it. According to an article1 in HBR, a shocking 82% of companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent […]

3 Simple Ways to Align, Engage, and Motivate Your Project Team

Learn how to keep your team motivated and productive. Check out these 3 simple ways. Managing a Project Team can have its challenges, after all we are human and have thoughts and emotions that come along with our skills. That is what makes us dynamic and what makes projects ultimately succeed in the end – […]

Time Management for Leaders

Do you need more time? Use these 5 tips to find time for the important things – like coaching Most managers say that one of the biggest challenges they have is finding the time to do important leadership responsibilities like strategic planning, coaching as well as their own personal development of skills like emotional intelligence […]

A conversation with Dr. Surya Ganduri

“Project management practices in every organization will need to evolve to stay relevant in a growingly dynamic SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) world.”  Dr. Surya Ganduri is an Instructor/Advisor for Executive Education at Rutgers School of Business – Camden. He is PMP (Project Management Professional) certified and teaches Project Management and IT management certificate […]

Lean Six Sigma

Put Rutgers on Your Resume  “Waste you see is tip of the iceberg, the unseen waste is several times larger.” Regu  Regupathy, Advisor/Instructor, Rutgers University Lean Six Sigma Benefits of Lean Six Sigma Lean Six Sigma is the ultimate in process improvement. The systematic approach to any process that reduces cycle time, defects, waste, cost […]

HR for the Smart Heart

A conversation with Kate Immordino Dr. Kate Immordino is a part-time lecturer in management and human resources at the Rutgers University Camden School of Business, an advisor/instructor in the Executive Education Human Resources Certificate Program, and the host of the “Ten Minute Manager Podcast” for the Caterpillar/Rutgers Alumni Network.  She also teaches in the Executive Masters […]

Succession Management – Crisis Averted

What HR professionals need to know about succession planning. A blog post by Denise Redmond, SHRM-SCP, Rutgers University An organization’s success and the ability to meet its goals and objectives is heavily reliant upon Human Resources deploying a well-defined talent management strategy which includes attracting, acquiring, developing and retaining the best talent in the job […]

Waste & Lean Six Sigma

An interview with Regu Regupathy, Certified Black Belt and Rutgers Executive Education Instructor/Advisor for Lean Six Sigma “Waste you see is tip of the iceberg, the unseen waste is several times larger.” Regu Regupathy is an engineer, author and teacher with over 40 years of experience in engineering and project management. He has been an […]

Surviving the Transition from Techie to Manager?

Are you an “Accidental” Project Manager Suddenly managing a project with no training or experience? You have just become an Accidental Project Manager. By definition an Accidental Project Manager is “A business professional where project management is a secondary responsibility, but who is asked to do important corporate projects nonetheless.” It can also be any […]

Get to Know Denise Redmond, SHRM-SCP, Instructor/Advisor for Rutgers Executive Education

Commit. Own. Adjust. Get to Know Denise Redmond, SHRM-SCP, Instructor/Advisor for Rutgers Executive Education   Denise Redmond specializes in Organizational Development and Leadership Development. She brings over 25 years of experience working extensively in Human Resources, Learning and Development and academia.  She provides her Human Resources students with tailored one-to-one advising and real world coaching.  […]

4 Mistakes That Derail Managers – Do You Make Them?

How to avoid these common management mistakes If your direct reports were asked what mistakes you make as a manager, what do you think they would say? As a manager, you probably know your strengths. However, it’s your weaknesses that may have the biggest impact on your people. Here are four common “epic management fails” […]