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What is Strategic Project Definition? | Video

What is Strategic Project Definition?

If a project definition defines your project, what is a Strategic Project Definition?

Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com.
Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

PMI Talent Triangle - Strategic & Business Management

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How to Get the Best from Your Project Team with Situational Leadership

Get the Best from Your Project Team with Situational Leadership

Situational Leadership is a simple and compelling idea. If you want to get the best from someone, choose a leadership style that suits the situation.

I almost don’t need to write any more… Done.

But, if you want more, here it is. You need to assess what the situation is, and you need to pick the correct style from a variety of choices.

PMI Talent Triangle - Leadership

And that’s what this article is all about. I’ll show you what matters most about the situation, and what your choices are.

Your pay-off will be huge.

You’ll have the skills to give people the leadership they will want, need, and value. In turn, this means they will give you the results you will want, need, and value. So, for a project manager, situational leadership is the key to to getting the best for your project, day-to-day.

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What is a Project Definition? | Video

What is a Project Definition?

The first stage of a formal project methodology is Project Definition.

So, what is a Project Definition?

Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com.
Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

PMI Talent Triangle - Technical Project Management

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Giant Guide to Project Reporting [How to do it well]

Giant Guide to Project Reporting

The regular rhythm of your project is ticked out by your project reporting cycle. Quarterly, monthly, fortnightly, or weekly… you’re there again. It’s time to produce your regular project report.

Project reporting is as much a part of project life as weekends and annual holidays form part of the fabric of our wider lives. They tick off passing time and are a core part of what we do. And, for some project managers, they are nothing but a chore.

But I don’t see project reporting as a chore. I have always seen it as a valuable opportunity to understand my project, communicate with my stakeholders, and access decision-makers.

PMI Talent Triangle - Technical Project Management

So, in this giant guide, let’s see how to do project reporting well. I’ll show you how to design and build effective project reports.

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What are ITTOs Part 2: Definitions | Video

What are ITTOs Part2? - Definitions

ITTO: Inputs, Tools, Techniques, Outputs. So, what do each of those terms mean?

Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com.
Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

PMI Talent Triangle - Technical Project Management

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How to Build a Robust Project Risk Culture [8 Steps]

How to Build a Robust Project Risk Culture

A robust risk culture goes beyond having a strong basic risk management process. But the rewards for the extra work you’ll put in to build that culture are huge. Particularly for large, complex, or strategically important projects.

Some of my readers may hope to influence the risk culture of their whole organization. But, for many, I suspect this may be too great an ambition. For you, the right aspiration is to build a positive risk culture within your project. As a Project Manager, that’s entirely within your scope.

So, some readers will draw information related to this badge…PMI Talent Triangle - Strategic & Business Management
But explicitly, we’re going to focus on how your project that can create and impose risk management discipline on a blank project canvas.

PMI Talent Triangle - Technical Project Management

But these ideas scale. And the process for creating a robust risk management culture within your project can apply equally if you get a chance to influence your wider organization.

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What are ITTOs? | Video

What are ITTOs?

They are an important part of your CAPM or PMP study. They take up over half of the PMBOK.

So, what are ITTOs?

Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com.
Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

PMI Talent Triangle - Technical Project Management

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Ten Ways to Win Team Commitment on Your Project

Ten Ways to Win Team Commitment on Your Project

If you want to supercharge your project team, your first step is to win their commitment. But although team commitment is easy to define and spot, it is hard to create. Yet the best project leaders seem to do it with ease.

So what are their secrets?

In this article, we reveal all. I’ll list the top ten ways to win team commitment, and secure a supercharged project team, that will:

  • Work hard
  • Collaborate well, and
  • Deliver consistently

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What is the Pareto Principle? | Video

What is the Pareto Principle - 80-20 rule?

The Pareto Principle, or the 80-20 Rule. It articulates a fundamental aspect of nature, which also applies to projects.

So, what is the Pareto Principle?

Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com.
Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

PMI Talent Triangle - Technical Project Management

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The Project Manager’s Guide to Simple Risk Analysis

The Project Manager's Guide to Simple Risk Analysis

Risk analysis is both easy and hard at the same time. If that sounds confusing, read on, because we’ll make everything clear. But one thing is for sure. No project manager can get by without knowing how to analyze risk on your project.

Risk is important, because it is baked into the nature of projects. They are time pressured, and need to deliver something new or even unfamiliar. And, to make matters worse, you have the twin problems of limited resources on the one hand, and competing stakeholder expectations, wishes, and demands on the other.

Is it any wonder that one of the most quoted aphorisms in project manager is this, from Tim Lister:

Risk Management is Project Management for Grown-Ups’

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