ch04 - Chapter11: ProjectRiskManagement

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Chapter 4:  Project Integration Management Information Technology Project Management, Fourth Edition
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Information Technology Project Management, Fourth Edition 2 Learning Objectives What is project integration management? Why is it important? How are strategic planning and project selection related? Why a project charter? Why a preliminary project scope statement? What is involved in a project management plan? What factors, tools and techniques result in successful project execution?
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Information Technology Project Management, Fourth Edition 3 Learning Objectives What is involved in the process of monitoring and controlling project work? Why are integrated change control processes and planning for and managing changes important? Why are good procedures for closing projects important? How can software assist in project integration management? What software for what?
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Information Technology Project Management, Fourth Edition 4 The Key to Overall Project Success: Good  Project Integration Management Many new project managers have trouble looking at the “big picture” and want to focus on too many details.
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Information Technology Project Management, Fourth Edition 5 Project Integration Management  Processes Develop the project charter : Work with stakeholders to create the document that formally authorizes a project— the charter. Develop the preliminary project scope statement : Work with stakeholders, especially users of the project’s products, services, or results, to develop the high-level scope requirements and create a preliminary project scope statement. Develop the project management plan : Coordinate all planning efforts to create a consistent, coherent document —the project management plan.
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Information Technology Project Management, Fourth Edition 6 Project Integration Management  Processes (cont’d) Direct and manage project execution : Carry out the project management plan by performing the activities included in it. Monitor and control the project work : Oversee project work to meet the performance objectives of the project. Perform integrated change control : Coordinate changes that affect the project’s deliverables and organizational process assets. Close the project : Finalize all project activities to formally close the project.
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Information Technology Project Management, Fourth Edition 7 Strategic Planning and Project Selection Strategic planning involves determining long-term objectives, predicting future trends, and projecting the need for new products and services. Organizations often perform a
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