Chapter1-Introduction to PM

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Project Management A Managerial Approach Chapter 1 Projects in Contemporary Organizations
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EVALUATION CRITERIA Exam % of Marks Duration Coverage T-1 15 1 hr Syllabus covered up till T-1 T-2 25 1hr 30 min.  Mainly syllabus covered after  T-1, plus some questions from  portions covered upto Test 1 T-3 35 2 hr Mainly syllabus covered after  Test-2, and up to Test-3 Plus  some questions from portions  covered Test-1  and Test-2. Internal  assessment 25                                    Project :  15   Attendance:  10    Entire  Semester
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BOOKS   Reference Books-      “PROJECT MANAGEMENT” by  HARVEY MAYLOR MCKEE       “PROJECT MANAGEMENT” BY NICOLAS      “PRACTICES IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT” by    DAVID OLSON       “PROJECT MANAGEMENT”   by Harold Kerzner       “ADVANCED PROJECT MANAGEMENT”   by Harold  Kerzner   Text Book:  Project Management-A Managerial approach,  Jack R. Meredith, Samuel Mantel.
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COURSE OBJECTIVES         At the end of this course you will be able to Define project Apply the concepts of Project management projects Develop a project charter Describe the elements of  a statement of work Develop a work breakdown structure Perform a network analysis (PERT/CPM) Develop schedules using a Gantt Chart
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Course objectives cont …. Develop a risk management plan Implement a project Decide whether you want to become a Project Manager
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    Project management  is the discipline of organizing and  managing resources in such a way that these resources  deliver all the work required to complete a project within  defined scope, time, and cost constraints. tasks such that the objectives of the project are achieved  successfully and in the best interest of the stakeholders. Project management
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Projects in Contemporary Organizations Project Management has emerged  because the characteristics of our turn-of- the-century society demands the  development of new methods of  management Many forces have fostered the emergence  and expansion of Project Management
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Forces Of Project Management 3 Paramount Forces driving Project  Management: 1.  The exponential expansion of human knowledge 2.  The growing demand for a broad range of complex,           sophisticated, customized goods and services 3. The evolution of worldwide competitive markets for the          production and consumption of goods and services
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