Business Training: 6 Useful Project Management Tools

Projects have many moving elements. As a Project Manager, you’re managing multiple projects and elements within. When leveraged project management tools can help maintain deadlines, resources, and tasks to ensure project success. These tools also deliver transparency and allow teams to seamlessly collaborate for timely completion.

While there are many project tools, let’s review the six (6) most useful tools.


Organize work in a single connected web or mobile environment to track and manage work with Asana.


  • Customizable dashboards
  • Activity feeds
  • Subtask assignments
  • Prioritization
  • Email integration
  • Notifications & reminders
Asana Dashboard for Project Management

Integrations: Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Slack, Salesforce, Microsoft Outlook, Google Drive, Gmail, Jira, and Dropbox

A cloud-based platform enables teams to easily plan, collaborate, and execute projects.


  • Dashboards
  • Automations
  • Kanban
  • Workflow
  • Upload files
  • Gantt chart

Integrations: Zoom, Google Docs, Salesforce, Slack for Project Management


Get an all-in-one cloud-based productivity tool that integrates teams, tasks, and communications in one place with ClickUp.


  • Automation
  • Templates
  • Milestones
  • Time management
  • Tracking
  • Task management
  • Complete customization
  • Team collaboration
  • Reporting

Integrations: Slack, Microsoft Outlook, HubSpot, Salesforce, Google Drive

Project Management Tools - ClickUp


Trello automates tedious tasks from a desktop or mobile device with its Kanban-style web-based application.


  • Drag & drop editing
  • Labeling and comments
  • Progress meter checklist
  • File attachment
  • Document upload
  • Automation
  • Checklists
  • Custom fields
  • Calendar view
Trello Project Management Tools

Integrations: MailChimp, Github, Microsoft Teams, Jira, Dropbox, Google Drive, Google Calendar, Salesforce, Slack, and HootSuite

Microsoft Project

Effortlessly develop a schedule, assign resources, track progress, and manage budgets with Microsoft Project.


  • Gantt charts
  • Kanban boards
  • Project calendars
  • Project timeline view
  • Reporting
  • Resource management
  • Multiple projects
  • Planning & scheduling
  • Task management
Microsoft Project

Integrations: Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Procore, Microsoft Power BI, Wrike


Work in real-time with better contributions, processes, and information in a single platform with Smartsheet.


  • Content management
  • Workflow automation
  • Team collaboration
  • Resource management
  • Process management
  • Attach files
  • E-sign
  • Custom email domains
  • Reporting
SmartSheet Project Management

Integrations: Slack, Microsoft Teams, Google Chat, Webex, Salesforce, Google Forms, Google Docs, Google Drive, Microsoft One Drive, Microsoft Excel, Google Calendar, Dropbox, and Box

Visual Collaboration

Looking to visually collaborate with your project team, check out Miro and Milanote.

Miro combines in-office and remote options for teams to connect, collaborate, and co-create in one space. This online collaborative whiteboard platform allows you to edit Google Docs, address Jira issues, and communicate over Zoom. With over 100+ integrations it’s no wonder Miro is “Built for the way you work!”

Milanote is another visual organizer that lets you drag, drop, and arrange pieces for your projects. Write notes, to-do lists, upload images and files, save links, and add comments from your phone or computer with Milanote. Share your ideas and brainstorm collectively in this online whiteboard setting.

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