Project Closure: Your Complete Guide to How to Close-down Your Project

Project Closure - Your Complete Guide to How to Close-down Your Project

Project closure is often viewed as an afterthought by Project Managers: We’re done, let’s run.’ But projects can become like a dripping tap. You tighten the faucet a bit more, but it still keeps dripping. What my friend, Ron Rosenhead, refers unglamorously to as ‘project dribble’. Yet one of the most influential project management training […]

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What is Lean Project Management? | Video

What is Lean Project Management?

These days, every organization seems to be going Lean. So, what is Lean Project Management, and how does it relate to Agile Project Management? So, what is Lean Project Management? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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Managing Difficult Conversations: A Guide for Project Managers

Managing Difficult Conversations | A Guide for Project Managers

From time to time, every Project Manager will find themselves managing difficult conversations. Because it is an important part of our role. But it’s one we’d rather not have. Then, of course, at the end of a hard day or week at work, you leave work. And again, you will have to face these types of […]

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What are Project Outcomes? | Video

What are Project Outcomes?

It’s easy to get confused: objectives, Outputs, Outcomes. But they are different, and the differences matter. So, what are Project Outcomes? So, what is Project Outcomes? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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How do People Respond to Change? What Project Managers Need to Know

Projects create change for the people in the organization where we are working. And the success of your projects will often depend on how well you manage that change process. But dealing with emotions and arguments is uncomfortable. So, too many project managers shy away from it. They either leave it to a ‘change manager’, […]

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What is Monkey Management (Onken’s Monkey)? | Video

What is Monkey Management (Oncken's Monkey)?

Do you ever find yourself overworked? Is it a little like you are carrying everyone else’s monkeys on your back? Too often, project managers make a deadly mistake. Just four words… ‘Leave it with me.’ So, what is Monkey Management? So, what is Monkey Management? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, […]

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Confidence: What You Need to Know to be a Confident Project Manager

Confidence: What You Need to Know to be a Confident Project Manager

Confidence goes a long way to making an effective Project Manager. Because a big part of your job is to inspire confidence in the people around you: your team, your sponsor or client, and your stakeholders. And with confidence comes assertiveness. As a Project Manager, you’ll often need to ‘get your way’ in a courteous […]

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What is CPM (Critical Path Method)? | Video

What is the Critical Path Method (CPM)?

The Critical Path Method (CPM) is one of the core planning and control methodologies that project managers use. So, what is the Critical Path Method? So, what is the Critical Path Method? And what is Critical Path Analysis (CPA)? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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How Coaching Skills will Make You a Better Project Leader

How Coaching Skills will make you a Better Project Leader

Coaching is more than just a flavor-of-the-month management fad. It’s a helpful approach to getting better performance from colleagues, and supporting their long-term professional development. Coaching is therefore a valuable skill for project leaders. It will help you with day-to-day project delivery, and with developing team members over your whole project lifecycle. Of all he […]

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What is Project Governance? | Video

What is Project Governance?

Project Governance is central to the success and accountability of your projects. So, what is Project Governance? So, what is Project Governance? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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