Project Management

Project Management - Chapter 2 Management of the Engineering Design Process 1 Management of the Design Process • Technical Proficiency Good

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 2 Management of the Engineering Design Process 1 Management of the Design Process • Technical Proficiency + Good Project Management = Successful Project • Poor project management and lack of communication between team members will result in mediocre projects no matter how technically proficient the team members are! • Commercial project management tools abound, ie MS Project • Can also use spreadsheet projects, ie. Excel 2 2 P l a n n i n g a n d S c h e d u l i n g • Three main sequential stages – List and estimate duration of all tasks ( Work Breakdown Structure, WBS ) – Determine task order ( Design Structure Matrix and Activity Networks ) – Set initial start and end dates for all tasks ( Gantt Charts ) 3 P l a n n i n g a n d S c h e d u l i n g • Three main sequential stages – List and estimate duration of all tasks ( Work Breakdown Structure, WBS ) – Determine task order ( Design Structure Matrix and Activity Networks ) – Set initial start and end dates for all tasks ( Gantt Charts ) 3 3 Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) • Divides the entire project into a hierarchical series of...
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2010 for the course MSE 4714 taught by Professor Manuel during the Spring '10 term at University of Florida.

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Project Management - Chapter 2 Management of the Engineering Design Process 1 Management of the Design Process • Technical Proficiency Good

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