Free Project Management Videos from Andy Kaufman, PMP
Free Project Management Videos from Andy Kaufman, PMP
Andy Kaufman, PMP
In this series, international speaker and author Andy Kaufman, PMP shares lessons to help you radically improve your ability to deliver projects. Andy is the Host of The People and Projects Podcast, available at http://www.PeopleAndProjectsPodcast.com. This series is also available at http://www.free-project-management-videos.com.
How to Calculate Critical Path
This is the second of two videos we have for critical path. This video provides an overview of how to calculate critical path by hand. This can help you prepare for critical path questions on the certification exams. By the way, this video is part of Andy’s e-learning program entitled “Essentials of Project Management“. Learn [...]
Apr 22, 2017
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Critical Path Overview
This is the first of two videos we have for critical path. This video provides an overview of critical path, including some practical applications. By the way, this video is part of Andy’s e-learning program entitled “Essentials of Project Management“. Learn more at http://courses.i-leadonline.com/courses/essentials-of-pm. Use a coupon code of ESSENTIALS-199 to save $100 USD. Download [...]
Apr 22, 2017
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Work Breakdown Structure: Demonstration
Sometimes it’s easier to understand how to facilitate a WBS exercise if you can see one in action. In this video, Andy Kaufman shows you how to facilitate one. Don’t miss his very insightful helpers! 🙂 By the way, this video is part of Andy’s e-learning program entitled “Essentials of Project Management“. Learn more at http://courses.i-leadonline.com/courses/essentials-of-pm. [...]
Mar 8, 2012
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Activity Sequencing: Demonstration
The guys at the Manager Tools podcast talk about Horstman’s Law of Project Management, which is “Who Does What By When”. That’s not a bad summary, all things considered. Activity sequencing has an element of that law. What is the order of the activities to most efficiently complete this project? In this video, Andy Kaufman, PMP demonstrates [...]
Mar 2, 2012
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Leading Cause of Project Failure: Denial of Risk
Risk. It can be a four-letter word in some organizations! Bring up a risk and you could be viewed as not being a team player or as being negative. There’s a difference between being risk averse and denial of risk. In this video Andy Kaufman, PMP, host of the project management podcast entitled The People and [...]
Aug 1, 2010
Leading Cause of Project Failure: Unrealistic Timeframes
Ever been given a timeframe that seems impossible to hit? If you’ve managed projects for any length of time, you know what I mean. Your boss or customer thinks it can be done in a certain timeframe and you think it’s going to take longer. Rock. Hard place. And you seem to be stuck. How you handle [...]
Aug 1, 2010
Leading Cause of Project Failure: Inappropriate Experience
Hey, I’m pretty good at the game “Flight Simulator” on the computer! Want to hop on a real flight with me at the stick? I’m guessing not! There’s a difference between knowledge and skills. And there’s a difference between someone being available to join your team and whether or not they’re a good fit for the role. In [...]
Aug 1, 2010
Leading Cause of Project Failure: Continual & Unregulated Change
We can reasonably argue that continual change is not a problem with projects. It is, of course, but it’s not worth complaining about because it’s just the nature of the game. The problem is how we respond to change. It’s not a matter of if change will happen on your project. It’s only a matter of [...]
Aug 1, 2010
Leading Cause of Project Failure: No Clear Objectives
Think of the last project that you delivered…. How do you know whether or not it was considered to be a success? I get to ask that question to people all over the world. More often than not, the responses people provide tend to be subjective. For example, “No one was yelling at me so it [...]
Aug 1, 2010
Leading Cause of Project Failure: Poor Project Management
How would you describe your project management culture? I have the privilege of intersecting with hundreds of organizations and many effectively describe their culture as “Ready, Fire, Aim!”  There may be some plan, but when it comes to planning vs. action, action wins every time. Successful project organizations invest in their project management competencies. We have [...]
Aug 1, 2010
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