Project Management_Spring06

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Project Management Project Management Managing the Transformation Process Managing the Transformation Process
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What is a project ? What is a project ? A project is a series of tasks (jobs) performed sequentially or in parallel aiming to achieve an important goal, and requiring a significant amount of resources and time
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Some examples of projects … Some examples of projects … The adoption of an ERP system by a manufacturer (new process) The construction of the new management building at Tech Square (new product) The group assignment that you have to write for this course (new product) The development of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle - UAV (new product)
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What is project management about ? What is project management about ? Project management is about the administrative tasks that determine the planning, directing, and controlling of resources in order to meet the technical, cost, and time constraints of the project
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Project Management Project Management Project-Based Functional-Based Matrix Organization A Project can be organized in different ways (based on who is managing the project) …
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Project-Based Organization Project-Based Organization Marketing Operations Project Manager Project Manager Project Managers have more power “Heavy Weight” Project Manager Project 1 Project 2
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Functional-Based Organization Functional-Based Organization Marketing manager Functional managers have more power Operations manager Project 1 Project 2 Project 3 Project 1 Project 2 Project 1 Project 2 Project 3 Project 4
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Matrix Organization Matrix Organization Marketing manager Project 1 Project 2 Operations manager Project Manager
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Project Control Tools Project Control Tools 1. Gantt charts 2. Overall cost breakdown 3. Divisional cost breakdown 4. Stage-Gate (milestone chart) 5. Cost-Performance tracking schedule
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Gantt Chart Gantt Chart 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 Time (Days) A10 A9 A8 A7 A6 A5 A4 A3 A2 A1 Activity A Gantt chart shows each activity with time lengths and precedence relationships.
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Overall Cost Breakdown Overall Cost Breakdown Time Cost ($) Labor cost Material cost Overall cost Overall cost breakdown can be used to control which resources are being used effectively
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Stage-Gate (Milestones) Stage-Gate (Milestones)
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course MGT 3501 taught by Professor Chang during the Fall '10 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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