Category Archives for Project Management Tools and Techniques

What is a Discounted Cash Flow – DCF? | Video

What is a Discounted Cash Flow - DCF? | Video

A business case & investment appraisal are vital at the start of your project. This video answers the question: ‘What is a Discounted Cash Flow, or DCF?’

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Ultimate Guide to Project Risk Management

Project Risk Management - Ultimate Guide

Risk is inherent in the nature of a project. So, that makes project risk management a central part of the project management toolset.

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Project Management Simplified: The Power of Checklists and Templates

Project Management Simplified: The Power of Checklists and Templates

Project Management is a complex professional discipline. So, we’d all like to see Project Management simplified as much as possible – but not more so.

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Project Management Methodologies: How Many Do You Know About?

Project Management Methodologies - How many do you know?

We often describe Project Management as a methodology-driven profession. And it’s true to a degree: there are a lot of Project Management methodologies.

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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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What is a Gantt Chart? | Video

What is a Gantt Chart?

The Gantt Chart is pretty much the poster-child for Project Management. When most people think of project management, it’s a Gantt Chart they see in their mind’s eye. So, what is a Gantt Chart? …and who invented it? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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Earned Value Primer: The Basics of EVM

Earned Value Primer - The Basics of EVM

How best to monitor and report on the performance of your projects and predict their future performance? Earned Value Management (EVM).

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What is Failure Mode and Effects Analysis – FMEA? | Video

What is Failure Mode and Effects Analysis - FMEA?

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (or FMEA) is a powerful methodology that comes from the domain of manufacturing and the toolset of Six Sigma. But it is also a valuable addition to any Project Manager’s toolset. So, what is Failure Mode and Effects Analysis – FMEA? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this […]

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What is a Work Breakdown Structure – WBS? | Video

What is a Work Breakdown Structure - WBS?

The Work Breakdown Structure (or WBS) is one of the most basic and most important of your Project Management toolset. So, what is a Work Breakdown Structure – WBS? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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What is Earned Value Management – EVM? | Video

What is Earned Value Management - EVM?

Earned Value Management (or EVM) is one of the most important techniques for formal project management. If you aspire to lead substantial projects, you’ll need to know when and how to deploy this powerful toolset. So, what is Earned Value Management – EVM? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under […]

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