01 Project Management

01 Project Management - Lesson 01 Project Management...

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01 - 1 planning, preparing, and coordinating efforts to a accomplish a specific set of objectives Lesson 01 Project Management
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01 - 2 A Project is a unique one time operation designed to accomplish a specific set of tasks in a limited time frame. . 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta . Movie Titanic . Release of Windows ’98 Leadership/Participation in a successful project will enhance your opportunities for career advancement! Typically success is defined by . On time . Within budget Project
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01 - 3 Managers have day to day operations as well as routine projects with which to deal. Some typical projects include: . New product design . Updating old products . Marketing and advertising campaigns . Information system development . Quality improvement . Process improvement . Location selection, etc. Doing day to day activities and routine projects will get you a “met expectations” on your performance review. Day To Day Activities & Projects
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01 - 4 Those projects which are non-routine continual improvement projects are usually undertaken as a company initiative. However, no matter what your position in the organization, you have an opportunity to develop projects within your sphere of influence. These non-routine projects which add value to your organization will also add value to your career. Projects which are undertaken outside of the normal routine day to day activities will set you apart from your peers. It is also what many superiors will use to evaluate you as a person who “exceeds expectations” or “does superior work”. In my opinion, this is the secret to success! Continual Improvement Projects
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01 - 5 Size - some projects are larger than others and have thousands of complex, large components requiring careful planning and coordination. Projects typically have a specified time-frame and a budget for costs . All projects require . Goals . Priorities . Activities & tasks .. time estimates .. responsibility assignments . Planning . Scheduling . Coordinating . Resolving conflict . Monitoring Project Issues
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01 - 6 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN On time! Build A A Done Build B B Done Build C C Done Build D Ship Project Tasks & Timelines
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01 - 7 Project Phases - projects have a life-cycle of phases which may require a different set of skills for each phase or task within phase. The major phases of a project are: . Concept . Feasibility . Planning . Execution . Phase out Project Phases
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01 - 8 Enthusiasm Disillusionment Panic Search for the Guilty 6 Stages Of An Unsuccessful Project Praise and Honors for the Non-participants Punishment of the Innocent
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01 - 9 Key Decisions in Project Management - : . Which projects are most important? ( Pareto ) . Project manager . Project Team . Planning and designing the project . Managing and controlling the project resources(personnel, technology, money, etc.) . Deciding if and when a project should be terminated 6 Stages Of An Unsuccessful Project
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01 - 10 Project Issues Projects may be departmental or company wide . In either case selection of the project participants is extremely important.
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Halcrow,b during the Spring '08 term at Antelope Valley College.

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