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Managing Projects: Creatively & Productively

Project management.  It’s enough to strike fear into many a creative professional.  It conjures up images of gantt charts or spread sheets, long meetings and complicated software.

 

And yet the uber-detailed project planning we may aspire to may not even be the best way after all:  too much planning can actually be a bad thing!

 

It is more important to be ultra-agile than to be over prepared. For day-to-day projects, we should think in terms of 20% planning and 80% regular management, re-alignment and steering.

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Innovative and Collaborative

‘Innovative and Collaborative’ is how I would describe Lauren Davies. As a project manager within the arts and cultural sector, she seems to thrive on a challenge!

Lauren presented to our media and creative enterprise students this week. She described her business, Red Lantern, and various innovative and entrepreneurial projects she has initiated. Continue reading Innovative and Collaborative