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ERP-ProjectPlanningScheduling-v2 - ERP Project management...

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ERP Project management overview Ronald E. Giachetti, Ph.D. Associate Professor Industrial and Systems Engineering What is Implementation? Working solution: Use of enterprise systems for managing information flows Opportunity: •Integrate disparate systems •Provide real time information •Adopt proven systems •Enforce standards •Reengineer business processes •Restructure organization
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Projects/Project Management Project “A series of related jobs usually directed toward some UNIQUE major output and requiring a significant period of time to perform.” “a temporary endeavor undertaken to accomplish a unique product or service (PMBOK® Guide 2000, p. 4) Project Management “The act of planning, directing, and controlling resources (people, equipment, material) to meet the technical, cost, and time constraints of the project.” Triad of Project Management s Scope-What is to be done? s Schedule-How long will it take? s Budget-How much will it cost? s Changing any one of the three items will force changes in at least one of the others s Every project is constrained in different ways by its scope, schedule, or budget s It is the project manager’s duty to balance these three often competing goals Scope Budget Schedule
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The Triple Constraint of Project Management History of Project Management s Some people argue that building the Egyptian pyramids was a project, as was building the Great Wall of China s Most people consider the Manhattan Project to be the first project to use “modern” project management This three-year, $2 billion (in 1946 dollars) project had a separate project manager and a technical manager
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Sample Gantt Chart The WBS is on the left, and each task’s start and finish date are shown on the right using a calendar timescale. Early Gantt Charts, first used in 1917, were drawn by hand. Sample Network Diagram Each box is a project task from the WBS. Arrows show dependencies between tasks. The bolded tasks are on the critical path. If any tasks on the critical path take longer than planned, the whole project will slip unless something is done. Network diagrams were first used in 1958 on the Navy Polaris project, before project management software was available.
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Sample Enterprise Project Management Tool In recent years, organizations have been taking advantage of software to help manage their projects throughout the enterprise.
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2011 for the course ERP 2000 taught by Professor Giachetti during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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