Chapter 12 Baltzan

Chapter 12 Baltzan - What is Project Management? PMBOK...

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Project Management and  Outsourcing Chapter 12
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Project Management Section 12.1
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Project Management Project management – the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations from a project Project management software – supports the long-term and day-to-day management and execution of the steps in a project
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Project Management Project management interdependent variables
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Project Management Common reasons why IT projects fall behind schedule or fail
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Project Management Fundamentals Project – a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product or service Project management – the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations
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Project Management Fundamentals Project deliverable – any measurable, tangible, verifiable outcome, result, or item that is produced to complete a project or part of a project Project milestone – represents key dates when a certain group of activities must be performed Project manager – an individual who is an expert in project planning and management, defines and develops the project plan, and tracks the plan to ensure all key project milestones are completed on time
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Project Management Fundamentals Project management role
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Choosing Strategic Projects Organizations must determine which projects to pursue Three common techniques for selecting projects Focus on organizational goals Categorize projects Perform a financial analysis
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Setting The Project Scope Project scope – defines the work that must be completed to deliver a product with the specified features and functions, and typically includes: Project product Project objectives Project deliverables Project exclusions
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Setting The Project Scope SMART criteria are useful reminders on how to ensure that the project has created understandable and measurable objectives Specific Measurable Agreed upon Realistic Time framed
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2008 for the course MIS 3305 taught by Professor Trower during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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Chapter 12 Baltzan - What is Project Management? PMBOK...

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