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Managements job is to support the vision of the company. Their role is to cut costs, increase productivity, increase
revenues, and ensure that the requirements of upper management are met.
Functional organizations are fairly common. These t
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The easiest and most direct path to making others develop a passion for your project is for you yourself to
develop a passion for the project.
A project manager who wants to lead the project team has to care not only for the success of the
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The scope statement defines what will and will not be delivered as part of the project. The scope baseline
is a point of reference for all future project decisions.
Recall that the project scope is all of the required workand only the requ
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One of your responsibilities as the project manager will be to mold this team into a reliable,
interdependent collection of professionals who can rely on each other, themselves, and you.
One message all project managers should convey to the
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Depending on the size of your project, your project plans will vary. The project plan is not one big plan, but
rather a collection of plans that detail how different conditions, scenarios, and actions will be managed.
Regardless of which ap
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You need a budget to control and document project expensesbefore the project work begins. When you
are creating a feasibility plan, youll no doubt include facts on the cost of the project and any ROI for the
The cost management pl
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The project management life cycle is universal to all projects and consists of the five process groups: initiating, planning,
executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing.
Initiation is based on identified business needs that justify
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Communication is a major part of project management, and it really starts when you and the stakeholders discuss the
desired future state of the organizationthe future state that your project will help create.
If youre lucky enough to have
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You can, and should, use the projects scope baseline to help you and the project team identify
the types of resources that you need on your project.
By mapping the resources to the WBS, you can create a resource breakdown structure. A
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The goal of research is to come to a conclusion, a discovery, and hard-hitting facts, upon which a decision, a plan, or an implementation
can be based.
As the project manager, you need to understand why a project is being initiated and what
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Quality management is the process of ensuring that the entire experience, the entire process for the
management and for the customers, is excellent.
Quality, according to the Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge, is the degree to