Work Breakdown – How Many Tasks

Starting work on your project before creating a work breakdown guarantees that you will waste resources, money and have a very small chance for project success. Work breakdown is central to everything a project manager does.  It is also a prime determinant of the project success. We build this listing of tasks by decomposing the project […]

Work Breakdown Structure Review

Over our 25 years of experience helping organizations improve their project performance, has taught us that the WBS or work breakdown structure is the best predictor of the success of a new project. By reviewing the work breakdown structure before a project starts it is relatively easy to determine a five key success factors: Will […]

Clear Performance Expectations in Work Breakdown Structure

The work breakdown structure is the spine of your project plan and schedule. However, the most important of function of all is to communicate clear performance expectations about the project. For executives, the work breakdown structure communicates exactly what they’re going to get from the project. That is what the business result will be. The WBS […]

MS Project® Basics – #205

Individual Online Instruction, We Fit Into Your Schedule. Private Instructor Video Conferences – No Limits. Personal Coaching as You Master Microsoft Project® Basics for Planning, Scheduling and Tracking Smaller Projects Customized for Your Schedule, Goals & the Skills You Want to Master Prepare Your Plan and Schedule, Then Present Them in a Private Meeting with […]

Project Trade Offs

Project Trade-Offs: The Language of Project Management Successful project managers use trade-offs between the scope, cost, duration, quality, risk, and resources when they assess problems and changes to the project plan. When anyone wants to add or change something in the existing project plan, you should always assess the impact on all six of the project’s […]


Project Forms Templates

Project Forms Templates vs. Re-inventing the wheel Project Managers are creative people, and that’s a good thing. Without creativity, we would not be able to react quickly to unforeseen challenges, and we would certainly not be able to structure a project. However, it is also human nature to try to customize and alter things until they […]

Project Webinars

Customized 2-hour Webinar for Your Organization Let us create a customized project webinar for your people who manage projects. You can set the timing and duration of each of the in-person webinars where your people meet live with one of our expert project managers. Lessons Learned Review of a Completed project Plan Review for An Up […]