All posts by Mike Clayton

What is Resource Levelling? | Video

What is Resource Levelling

Resource constraints often drive your project planning. So, what is resource levelling? 5-minute video.

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PMTQ: PMI’s Vision for the Future of Project Management

PMTQ - PMI's Vision for the Future of Project Management

The PMI has released its Future of Work report, called ‘Leading the Way with PMTQ’. It introduces the idea of Project Management Technology Quotient.

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What is Risk Tolerance? | Video

What is Risk Tolerance - video

No one would tolerate a project that is too risky! So, what is risk tolerance? 5-minute Video.

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Building an Online Business: Project Management Lessons

Building an Online Business - Project Management Lessons

There are many articles on the web about building an online business. But they don’t look at the project management aspects.

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What is The Cone of Uncertainty? | Video

What is the Cone of Uncertainty?

The Cone of Uncertainty is a helpful way to understand the evolution of your project. So, What is the Cone of Uncertainty?

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The PMI’s Agile Practice Guide: What You Need to Know

The PMI's Agile Practice Guide - What You Need to Know

In September 2017, the PMI published the Agile Practice Guide, in collaboration with Agile Alliance. Is the Guide part of core Project Management knowledge?

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What is Business Acumen? | Video

What is Business Acumen?

You know you need it, if you want to be a fully-rounded project manager. But maybe you aren’t quit sure what Business Acumen really is… So, what is Business Acumen? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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Project Implementation: Your Guide to What it Involves

Project Implementation: Your Guide to What it Involves

Project Implementation (aka project delivery or execution) is when things get going. After definition, scoping & planning, it’s time to make things happen.
Here’s where you implement your project, execute your plan, and deliver the benefits your sponsor commissioned. So, although I’d argue that this is the easy bit, you have to get it right.

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What is Value Engineering? | Video

What is Value Engineering?

As a Project Manager, you will one-day find yourself in a meeting when someone makes the suggestion: ‘I think we need to do some Value Engineering.’ It’s a necessary part of many projects. So, what is Value Engineering? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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High Profile Projects: How to Lead a Project with a Massive Public Profile

High Profile Projects - How to Lead a Project with a Massive Public Profile

High profile projects carry more risk than those that get less attention. It is not that things are more likely to go wrong. But it’s the profile and attention that can amplify the consequences of mistakes. And high profile projects tend also to be the subject of more speculation, gossip, and rumor. So, it isn’t […]

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