A Project has a beginning and an end with an objective to be achieved. However, Project Management is more of a mindset.
Katzenbar believes that a project management mindset can, and should, be applied to many areas of business that are not formally declared as 'projects'. The trade-off's of Time, Cost, Quality and Scope are prevalent throughout business (and life). That said not everything is a project, many areas of business are better treated as Processes - where continuous improvement is required for an ongoing task. Process improvement would fall under Business Consulting
A long car journey could be a project, but the task of driving is a process that can continually be improved.
Katzenbar has managed numerous projects worldwide, for companies of all sizes - from corporates to small businesses.
From implementing a new computer system for a multinational corporate, to ensuring a smooth office move for a small company.
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From Programme Management of multiple projects, to a quick Project Audits so that the existing project team can refocus upon the way forward.
Our forte is quickly getting the Projects moving, with a focus upon 'quick wins'.
Interestingly, Katzenbar often gets called in to manage or refocus a project where something has already gone wrong.
We have found that Managing Expectations is one of the most overlooked roles of the Project Manager.
2 Project Management tips -
It is as important to document what is 'Not in Scope', as it is to define what is 'In Scope'.
Checking that tasks have started on time is more effective than just checking they were completed on time.