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The Project Manager “Speaks” - Effective Communication

As a Project Manager (PM) in any context one is expected to fulfill a range of roles -leader, facilitator, marketer, problem solver, task master and advocate, to name a few. However throughout the life of the project the focus may shift as the PM leads the team in order to meet the principle deliverables. One is expected as the Project Manager to bring together the definition of the project from the gathering and consolidating of information on what the project is supposed to accomplish, to clearly and explicitly identifying the...


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The Importance of Marketing Management to SMEs

Philip Kotler, the acknowledged guru of marketing, defines marketing as: "a social and managerial process by which individuals and groups obtain what they need and want through creating, offering,...


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Consumer rights and protection issues small business should be aware

Consumers have a great deal of clout these days and they can seek remedies not only to recover the cost of actual loss but also, in some cases, can recover additional punitive damages. The notion...


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Business Incubators: A Nurturing Environment for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Despite the challenges globalisation has brought to developing countries (LDCs), it has created numerous opportunities for them.  The opening up of new markets and introduction of new technologies...


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Project Management Certification - Aiming For Better Project Results in Saint Lucia

On March 17th, 2009 the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Consumer Affairs welcomed eleven (11) new Project Managers to the cadre of Certified Project Managers in Saint Lucia at a Plaque award...


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