Project Management 101
Get a crash course in Project Management with these resources
How to estimate project time and resources
How to estimate project time and resources When a Project Manager is presented with a project and asked “Can you do this?”, “How long it will take?”, “How much resources will you require?” his...
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Alternatives to MS Project: Why cloud-based project management software like Easy Projects is becoming a strong alternative to MS Project
As far back as in 1984, Microsoft revolutionized the project management (PM) field by introducing their Microsoft Project application. Indeed, Project’s innovative approach to developing a plan...
What are Project Milestones? — Episode 36
Project milestones are an important tool to gauge the early success and progression of your project. In Episode 36, we'll break down the basics of using project milestones. Learn more about effec
What is a Project Baseline?
Even new or accidental project managers know that nothing ever goes according to plan. Any deviation from the project schedule or scope, whether it’s for the better or for the worse, throws off...
WBS: Work Breakdown Structure in Project Management — Episode 35
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is your powerful tool to make your projects manageable and successful. In Episode 35, you'll learn the basics of "WBS", also known as "work breakdown structure". Lear
Why a top-notch Project Manager should first and foremost be an effective Change Manager
Over the past several decades, project management as a discipline has gained a lot of attention. While first developed specifically for use in the construction industry, project management as a...
What are Project controls? Why are they so important in project management and how to deal with them!
Saving time and money during project planning and execution is akin to eating when you are hungry; it’s something you plainly need to do to grow and survive. If you are unfamiliar with how project...
What is Change Management? — Episode 33
Change Management is about making sure that organizational changes are adopted by everyone. In Episode 33 you'll learn about the steps that project managers need to take to successfully manage chang
4 must-have leadership skills that will lead any Project Manager to success
Leadership skills are to a project manager as claws are to a lion: yeah, you could maybe survive in the jungle without them for some time, but you will be severely disadvantaged, and catch less...
How project management software can improve every stage of your marketing project
Project management software (PM software) is the contemporary incarnation of the practice of project management. While projects have been executed by humans since time immemorial (you could say...
Lean Project Management: Eliminating Waste — Episode 32
In this Episode 32, we'll talk about six principles of Lean Project Management and features of Lean processes. Learn more about effective project management on our website: https://goo.gl/xarG1o Wat
5 questions that you should contemplate before starting a project
In a lot of different scenarios, there are more people getting affected by the outcome of a successful or failed project, than just the project manager and his or her team. In some extreme cases,...
Calculating Earned Value Analysis (EVA) in Project Management — Episode 34
EVA is a very important KPI for project managers because this simple metric can give you an immediate pulse on your projects. In Episode 34 you'll learn how easy it is to calculate Earned Value. Le
What is the Waterfall Methodology in Project Management? — Episode 31
The Waterfall is the traditional and time-proven project management approach that has a significant focus on initial planning and very linear in its execution. In Episode 31 you'll learn about six m
Overview of the Kanban Project Management Methodology — Episode 30
The philosophy behind Kanban is to optimize the collaboration between every party involved in the project and eliminate waste in the execution of a project. In Episode 30 you'll learn how the Kanban
What is Scrum in Agile Project Management? — Episode 29
Scrum is a popular Agile Methodology that works basically on iterations or sprints. In Episode 29 you'll learn about Scrum and the benefits. Learn more about effective project management on our web
Project Presentation Skills: How to Structure the Presentation — Episode 27
What is the best way to structure any presentation, whether it be a project status meeting, quarterly business review or project debrief? In Episode 27 you'll learn how you can structure your presen
Scheduling with Milestones in Project Management — Episode 16
Experienced project managers use a milestone as a chance to stop and assess the project’s overall health. At these fixed points, the project manager can assess the work completed to date, the work sti