Chris Croft
Project Management

The 12 Steps to Successful Project Management


Define the Project

List the tasks

Estimate times and costs for each task

Find the critical path

Consider crashing or overlapping critical tasks

Draw Gantt (bar) chart

Calculate resource requirements over time

Assess risks, and prepare action plans

Monitor progress to the Gantt chart

Monitor cumulative cost

Communicate progress and changes

Review: learn and praise

About The Author

About the author

Chris Croft is a Chartered Engineer and has worked for ten years as Production Manager and General Manager in industries as diverse as Aerospace, Plastics, and Automotive.
He has also lectured in Management for the Bournemouth University Business School.
He now runs his own Management Development business specialising in DMS (Diploma in Management Studies) and CMS (Certificate in Management Studies) programmes, and has recently published books called “Time Management” (International Thomson Business Press, £14.99) and The First Book of Management (self-published, £5).

He trains in leadership, teambuilding, project management, negotiation skills, and time management., 01202-747480,