Project Management - Part 1 (1)

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Project Management – Part 1 Chapter 17 1
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Introduction Projects – What are they? Unique, one-time operations designed to  accomplish a specific set of objectives in a limited  time frame Examples: The Olympic Games Producing a movie Software development Product development 2
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Project Management How is it different? Limited time frame Narrow focus, specific objectives Less bureaucratic Why is it used? Special needs Pressures for new or improved products or services
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The Nature of Projects Projects go through a series of stages – a life  cycle. Projects bring together people with a diversity of  knowledge and skills , most of whom remain  associated with the project for less than its full  life. Organizational structure affects how projects are  managed. 4
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Project Management Decisions Project success depends upon making key  managerial decisions  over a sequence of steps: Deciding which projects to implement Selecting the project manager Selecting the project team Planning  and designing the project Managing and controlling project resources Deciding if and when a project should be  5 Definition Execution
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Introduction to Project Management http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1r33ONTn9dc&N
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Taking a Closer Look 1. Concept n What are we trying to accomplish? 2.
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Schneider during the Spring '11 term at Kansas State University.

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