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Enhancing Project Management Skills Through Gaming
- by Neelov Kar
Project management is a practice-based profession that demands not only a good grasp of project management concepts but also practical experience. Gaming is a very powerful tool, in which practical experience gained by seasoned project managers can be used to create different episodes in the game. New and inexperienced project managers will have the opportunity to gain the same experience by playing the game. The author includes examples of games that are currently available.
The Project Simulation Game: Simplifying Project Management Through Concrete Learning and the Use of the "Project Book"
- by Abdulla J. Alkuwaiti
The project management office (PMO) of a municipality in the Middle East started investigating ways to make project managers practice and implement methodologies and techniques of project management. The challenge is to present project management (as a science) in an innovative way that grasps the attention of those project managers. The PMO conducted extensive research to identify new training methods and decided to provide a training course that is centered on a game simulating a real-life project.