17. Managing Project Communications

In This Chapter

• Understand why effective communications are so important

• Discover what makes effective project communications difficult

• Learn the key principles of managing project communications

• Understand what factors affect project communications the most

• Review the key interpersonal skills utilized by effective communicators

• Learn the best techniques for communications plan, meetings, and status reporting

Communication is the fuel that drives project success, and the mishandling of it is a top five reason why projects struggle. You’ve likely heard this mantra before, but what does this really mean, why is it true, and more importantly, how do we handle our project communications effectively? ...

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