Intro to Project Management

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Project Management “Introduction to Project Management: Tools, Techniques, and Practices”
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Projects versus Operations ˔ Organizations perform work - either Operations, or Projects ˔ Shared characteristics of projects and operations Performed by people Constrained by limited resources Planned, executed and controlled
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Operations and projects differ: ˔ Operations are ongoing and repetitive ˔ Projects are temporary and unique ˔ “A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product or service.” temporary - definite beginning and end unique - different in some distinguishing characteristic
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Examples of projects ˔ Developing a new product or service ˔ Effecting a change in structure, staffing, or style of an organization ˔ Designing a new transportation vehicle ˔ Constructing a building or facility ˔ Running a campaign for political office ˔ Implementing a new business procedure or process
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What is Project Management? ˔ Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations from a project.
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2011 for the course AHS 403 taught by Professor Paustian during the Summer '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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