The Money Files

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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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3 Things I Wish I Had Known About Project Budgeting [Video]

Categories: budget, video

I’ve been managing projects for a long time, and I’ve had budget responsibility (at least for the tracking, if not the actual spending) since virtually the beginning. In this short video I summarise 3 things I wish I had known about project budgeting. These are the hard-won tips that I’m sharing so you don’t have to make the same mistakes or wonder the same things!

Read more here: http://www.projectmanagement.com/blog/The-Money-Files/7491/

 

Posted on: May 17, 2018 11:59 PM | Permalink | Comments (5)

How to Prepare for a Project Audit [video]

Categories: audit, video

In this video I share a few quick tips for preparing for a project audit. It shouldn't be a scary event and yet some project managers still feel daunted by the process. I get it - it's time consuming and it does feel like you are in the spotlight for a while. But the outcome is worth it, as long as the process is robust.

Posted on: December 01, 2017 10:51 AM | Permalink | Comments (10)

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)
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