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Lectures  1 -Introduction to Project Management  Project Management Context  Project Management for Dummies -Summary Project Ma...

Principles of Project Management


Lectures 

  • 1 -Introduction to Project Management 
  • Project Management Context 
  • Project Management for Dummies -Summary
  • Project Management Integration 
  • Project Scope Management 
  • Project Time Management 
  • Project Cost Management 
  • Project Quality Management 
  • Project Human Resource Management 
  • Project Communications Management 
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management 
  • Project Management as a Profession

Why Project Management?

1-Learn from lessons, success, and mistakes of others 
2-Better understanding of financial, physical, and human resources 
3-Successful Project Management Contributes to
  • Improved customer relations 
  • Shorter development times 
  • Lower costs 
  • Higher quality and increased reliability 
  • Improved productivity
4-Project Management Generally Provides
  • Better internal coordination 
  • Higher worker morale

Why Projects Fail?

1-Communications
  • Misunderstandings 
  • Not Talking, Emailing etc
2-Scope Creep 
3-Poor planning Weak business case 
4-Lack of management direction & involvement
  • Lack of Resources 
  • Talking and Not Building
5-Incomplete specifications
  • Excessive Specifications
6-Mismanagement of expectations

Project Management Benefits for the Individual

  • Develops leaders in organization with a detailed understanding of multiple areas of the organization 
  • Cross-departmental communication and networking 
  • Benefits not limited to just the Project 
  • Manager, Team members get same exposure 
  • Attention from executive management team 
  • Reputation of being a team player, problem solver, and a get things done person
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