What's a Project? & Why Does it need Managing? by Margaret Post № 1 initiating... hat's in a name? The word project is defined as "something that is contemplated, devised, or planned; plan; scheme" (Project, n.d.). The Project Management Institute (PMI®) defines a project as “a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result.” Project are a major component of how work gets done across all industries and around the globe. Project...
It's all in the Process...According to PMBOK Hold the vision, trust the process.This is how the process works... Meeting project management objectives—completing the project on time, within budget, to the established scope, and with the defined level of quality—requires a comprehensive process, or set of activities. Methodology is another term that may be used interchangeably with the word “process”. A good process is one that defines the activities to be completed, the decisions to be made,...
What's Your Role & Responsibility? by MaggiePost № 3 leadership... n essence, project management involves managers determining the materials needed to accomplish a particular goal, the human resources needed for the project, each team member’s assignment for the project, and the deadlines that need to be met. The manager must also provide leadership so that the project remains on-scope, on-time, and on-budget. Project managers often utilize software programs to help...