A Guide to Project Management

The project management team must take care to ensure

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Unformatted text preview: o the Project Project Management Management Body of Body of KnowledgeE L KnowledgeE PL MP AM SA S A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) 2000 Edition 2000 Project Management Institute, Four Campus Boulevard, Newtown Square, PA 19073-3299 USA NAVIGATION LINKS ACROYMNS LIST ACRONYMS LIST 115 ACROYMNS LIST Chapter 9--Project Human Resource Management 9.3.2.5 | Chapter 10 .5 Training. Training includes all activities designed to enhance the competencies of the project team. Some authors distinguish among training, education, and development, but the distinctions are neither consistent nor widely accepted. Training may be formal (e.g., classroom training, computer-based training) or informal (e.g., feedback from other team members). There is a substantial body of literature on how to provide training to adults. If the project team members lack necessary management or technical skills, such skills must be developed as part of the project, or steps must be taken to restaff the project appropriately. Direct and indirect costs for training are generally paid by the performing organization. ment ment geE L geE PL 9.3.3 Outputs from Team Development .1 Performance improvements. Team performance improvements can come from many sources and can affect many areas of project performance; for example: Improvements in individual skills may allow a specific person to perform assigned activities more effectively. Improvements in team behaviors (e.g., surfacing and dealing with conflict) may allow project team members to devote a greater percentage of their efforts to technical activities. Improvements in either individual or team competencies may facilitate identifying and developing better ways of doing project work. .2 Input to performance appraisals. Project staff should generally provide input to the appraisals of any project staff members with whom they interact in a significant way. P 116 NAVIGATION LINKS ACROYMNS LIST ACRONYMS LIST ACROYMNS LIST A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) 2000 Edition 2000 Project Management Institute, Four Campus Boulevard, Newtown Square, PA 19073-3299 USA Chapter 10 Project Communications Management Guide to the A A Guide to the Project Communications Management includes the processes required to ensure timely and appropriate generation, collection, dissemination, storage, and ultimate disposition of project information. It provides the critical links among people, ideas, and information that are necessary for success. Everyone involved in the project must be prepared to send and receive communications, and must understand how the communications in which they are involved as individuals affect the project as a whole. Figure 10-1 provides an overview of the following major processes: 10.1 Communications Planning--determining the information and communications needs of the stakeholders: who needs what information, when they will need it, and how it will be given to them. 10.2 I...
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