Project Management Primer La Follette School 2 Darin Harris, [email protected] Consultant, Office of Quality Improvement (OQI) September, 2016
*What contributes most to project success? 3 * Recent Survey of UW-Madison Staf
Today’s Learning Objectives and Topics Learning objectives for next hour: 1. Understand project management framework 2. Understand a preliminary set of project management methods, tools, and techniques that can be used to plan and manage projects 3. Understand the importance / value of communication and change management throughout the life of a project
A *project is... A temporary one-time coordinated undertaking that: has a definable goal / outcome; has interrelated and dependent activities and tasks; is finite in duration with starting and ending points; uses resources; produces unique product(s), service(s) or information; operates under time, quality, cost, and scope targets / constraints * Source: Rob Stone, PMP, M.Ed.
What is a Project Manager? The * Project Manager (PM) is the person ultimately responsible for providing the deliverables of a selected project to the customers of that project . Source: Project Management Institute (PMI)
You will know you are the PM when…
Project Management The PMBOK (The Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge book) defines Project Management as: The application of knowledge, skills, tools,
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