You’ll often hear these popular myths about Critical Path Analysis, “It’s just theory, you don’t need to use it real life” and “You can do it in your head”. Vistage Speaker and training expert, Chris Croft, believes the truth is that Critical Path Analysis is vitalin the planning of your project. If you go straight to a Gantt chart it’ll be much harder to draw, take ages, and be wrong. If you draw out the critical path first, probably using post its, you will then find it easy to make that into your Gantt chart, so putting in this extra stage actually makes the whole thing much easier and quicker.
We’ve all been there, staring at a project brief and questioning where to begin; dreading the thought of Gantt charts and critical paths. Vistage Speaker and training expert, Chris Croft, believes that projects are both fun and valuable to your business, so they can’t be avoided and are worth getting right from the start. In this article he shares his tips on how to identify, and avoid the pitfalls of project management.
Elearning has opened up a world of new opportunities for colleagues at every level of your organisation. By enabling individuals to access course materials remotely and by removing the need to physically attend classes, they have made studying a much more convenient option, especially for those who are working full or part-time and who want to focus on professional development.
However, there is a knack to getting the most from these web-based learning programmes. So, if you, or members of your team are about to start a course like this, it’s worth paying attention to the following tips.
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