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Engineering Management Focus on Project Management Introduction to Project Management • What is a project? • Project life-cycle • What is project management • The role of project managers • Organizing for project management (organizational structures) • Project delivery systems • Project stake holders
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Introduction to Project Management (cont.) • Contracts • Legal structures (types of business organizations) • Project planning • Project scheduling (Resources / notes will be posted on the course web site) source: PMBoK2000 What is a Project? • A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product or service • A project is a one-shot , time-limited , goal- directed , major undertaking , requiring the commitment of varied skills and resources • A project is a combination of human and non-human resources pulled together in a temporary organization to achieve a specified purpose.
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source: PMBoK2000 Characteristics of a Project • It has a single or unique set of objectives and
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