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1 1 Fundamentals of Project Management CMPUT 299 H. James Hoover Winter 2005 2005-09-22 Version 1.2 CMPUT 299 - Winter 2005 Project Management 2 Management is People Process Problem Solving CMPUT 299 - Winter 2005 Project Management 3 People Identify skills - have and missing Identify personalities Match skills and tasks with people Run effective meetings CMPUT 299 - Winter 2005 Project Management 4 The Project Team Each team member has multiple roles Roles are based on needs and skill sets What role you play depends on tasks in progress Roles should be allocated to balance load during the project. E.g. A writer in the initial phases can be a testor or programmer in the later phases, but not both.
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2 CMPUT 299 - Winter 2005 Project Management 5 The Project Team … Certain roles should not be played by same person: Manager - keeps track of tasks Creative Director - maintains artistic vision Producer - keeps project on budget Why? Ensure checks and balances CD wants another character, P says ok, but you have to cut area by 50% to remain on budget, M says character programmers are already booked up. CMPUT 299 - Winter 2005 Project Management 6 Process = Planning + Execution Problem solving generates tasks Planning organizes tasks Planning is continuous: Maintain a task queue Assign priority to tasks Assign tasks to people Monitor status to maintain situation awareness Re-evaluate tasks, priorities, assignments CMPUT 299 - Winter 2005 Project Management 7 Planning Meetings + Task Queue + Repository CMPUT 299 - Winter 2005 Project Management 8 Task Queue What - name and short title Who - who monitors, who acts, who helps Priority and timing Current status Details and links to other tasks
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3 CMPUT 299 - Winter 2005 Project Management 9 Task Queue The task queue is the key management tool
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course CS CS 399 taught by Professor Dr.ware during the Spring '08 term at Monmouth IL.

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