Project and Program Managers Notes
Project managers work with project sponsors, project
teams, and other people involved in projects to meet
Program: A group of related projects managed in a
coordinated way to obtain benefits and control no
The Better Health Restaurant Challenge Notes
Better Health Restaurant Challenge
Demonstrates how health professionals, HMOs,
restaurants, consumers, and health organizations
can benefit from partnership
Month-long, annual contest to determine the besttast
Project Stakeholders Notes
Stakeholders are the people involved in or affected by
Opponents to the project
Nine Project Manageme
Project Management Statistics Notes
Worldwide IT spending continues to grow, and Forrester
Research predicts that U.S. IT spending will grow by
another 5.7 percent in 2005, to reach $795 billion.*
In 2003, the average senior project manager in the U.S.
Information Control Notes
The community nutritionist manager needs to
collect, organize, retrieve, and analyze many types
of data and information.
Data - unanalyzed facts and figures.
Information - data that has been analyzed and
The Four Functions of Management Notes
Planning - the forward-looking aspect of a managers job
and it involves setting goals and objectives, and deciding
how best to achieve the goals and objectives.
Organizing - focuses on distributing and arranging huma
Theory X and Theory Y Notes
Douglas McGregor popularized the human relations
approach to management in the 1960s
Theory X: assumes workers dislike and avoid work, so
managers must use coercion, threats, and various control
schemes to get workers to meet o
The Business of Community Nutrition Notes
Individuals need strong management skills, whether
they work in the public or the private sector, and must
be able to:
Set a direction for the business or program.
Define goals and objectives.
Organize the deliver
Time Line for Determining the Critical Path Notes
Management Issues for Heartworks for Women: Case
The Operating Budget
Operating budget - a statement of the financial plan
for the program that outlines the revenues and
expenses related to its ope
Time Management Notes
Control Is Essential
Control - recognizing that it is easy to become
overwhelmed by the number of decisions we face
about how we spend our time
Taking control of your time means planning how
you will spend it
Planning starts with dec
Advantages of Using Formal Project Management Notes
Better control of financial, physical, and human resources.
Improved customer relations.
Shorter development times.
Higher quality and increased reliability.
Higher profit margins.