The Money Files

A blog that looks at all aspects of project and program finances from budgets and accounting to getting a pay rise and managing contracts.

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How To Deliver When Your Project Budget is Cut

5 Differences Between Project Accounting & Financial Accounting

How To Manage A Project Audit

Ask The Expert: Entrepreneurship at Work with Chris Cook

Book Review: Writing Proposals: A Handbook of What Makes Your Project Right for Funding

Considerations for Choosing a PM Training Provider [video]

Categories: training, video

What should you take into account before you make the investment in project management training? Here's a quick video on the 5 things you consider.



You can get more detail on the points raised in this video in this article.

Posted on: July 10, 2017 11:59 PM | Permalink | Comments (6)

5 Tips for Better Buying [Video]

Categories: procurement, video

Here are 5 tips for better project procurement. To get more details on any of these tips, you can read this article.

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Posted on: June 02, 2017 07:52 AM | Permalink | Comments (5)

How To Motivate Your Team

Categories: video

One of the issues I hear often is that project managers don’t have the resources to motivate and reward their teams. Well, I say that you can, if you focus on the right things. Achievement, recognition, the work itself, responsibility, advancement and growth. You can provide those for your project team, can’t you? In this video I look at 5 ways to motivate your team in small ways, every day. I give you some tips for motivating your team (without having to pay bonuses).

Posted on: May 29, 2017 12:00 AM | Permalink | Comments (10)

The Different Types of Project Resources [Video]

Categories: resources, video

In this video I talk about the different types of project resources that you'll encounter on your project. 'Resources' isn't just an unfriendly way to talk about people!
Posted on: April 26, 2017 11:59 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

3 Reasons Why Your Project Budget is Overspent (and what you can do about it)

Categories: budget, video

In this video I look at 3 common reasons for going over budget, and point out some quick things you can do to put them right.

Posted on: March 16, 2017 08:59 AM | Permalink | Comments (8)

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