Projects are collaborative efforts. So, if you want your Project to be a success, you need to be able to create effective teamwork. This is at the heart of your role as a Project Leader. You need to bring people together, facilitate great communication, encourage the right attitudes, and harness the best that effective teamwork […]
The Critical Path Method is well known. But, what is a Critical Chain? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.
There are two reasons why Project Estimation is a big deal for project managers. First, it’s extremely hard to do well. And second, poor estimates are often a primary reason for a project cost or schedule over-run. So, in this article, we’ll take a careful look at project estimation, to help you learn how to […]
Team Leadership itself is not hard. What makes it difficult is fitting it in among a load of other project priorities that are facing you. You’re under pressure to do this and do that. So, you often default to a combination of doing it yourself, telling people what to do, and getting annoyed with a […]
As a project manager, you are not just responsible for your project. You are also responsible for the people on your project. And there is nothing that develops people more reliably than good quality performance feedback. Often, we get our own performance feedback by simply observing what we do and the results it has. But […]
You may have to deal with a team member leaving your project at any time. It’s never easy and it’s never pleasant. Although, it can sometimes be a bit of a relief! There is a lot that can go wrong whenever a team member leaves you. It can easily become a crisis point for our […]
Knowing who is slated to do what is a crucial part of project management. Following our earlier video on RACI Charts, this video looks at RACI’s cousin the Linear Responsibility Chart. So what is a Linear Responsibility Chart? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.