Ch 1 Student Discussion Questions

Ch 1 Student Discussion Questions - 5. What is the role of...

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CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Project Management DISCUSSION QUESTIONS 1. Why is there a new or renewed interest in the field of project management? 2. What is a project, and what are its main attributes? How is a project different from what most people do in their day-to-day jobs? What is the triple constraint? 3. What is project management? Briefly describe the project management framework, providing examples of stakeholders, knowledge areas, tools and techniques, and project success factors. 4. What is a program? What is a project portfolio? Discuss the relationship between projects, programs, and portfolio management and the contributions they each make to enterprise success.
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Unformatted text preview: 5. What is the role of the project manager? What are suggested skills for all project managers and for information technology project managers? Why is leadership so important for project managers? How is the job market for information technology project managers? 6. Briefly describe some key events in the history of project management. What role does the Project Management Institute and other professional societies play in helping the profession 7. What function can you perform with project management software? What are some popular names of low-end, midrange, and high-end project management tools?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course OM 493 taught by Professor Murray during the Fall '10 term at George Mason.

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