Project Management Overview

Define Activities A planning process in the Time Management Knowledge Area Develop Project Charter An Initiating process in the integration Management Knowledge Area Perform Quality Assurance An Executing process in the Quality Management Knowledge Area Manage Communications An Executing process in the Communications Management Knowledge Area Control Procurements A Monitoring Read more…

RAT Project Management

Define project. Series of activities/tasks – temporary endeavor undertaken to create unique product or service – usually a one-time activity with a well defined set of desired results What are six elements of a project? -broken into tasks/steps -specific objective completed within certain specifications -defined start/end -has funding limits -human/nonhuman Read more…

project management fill in the blank

Good ____________________ management is critical to providing stakeholder satisfaction. project integration ____________________ involves identifying and managing the points of interaction between various elements of the project. Interface management Project initiation starts with identifying potential projects, using realistic methods to select which projects to work on, and then formalizing their initiation Read more…

Project management midterm

Many organizations claim that using project management provides advantages, such as ________ . Higher profit margins Shorter development times Improved customer relations *All of the above According to the Project Management Institute, a(n) ________ is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. Project If the Read more…

Project Management Exam #2

analogy approach creating a WBS by using a *similar project’s WBS* as a starting point benchmarking generating ideas by *comparing specific project practices or product characteristics* to those other projects or products inside or outside the performing organization bottom-up approach creating a WBS by having team members identify as many Read more…

Project Management Study

Project a temporary undertaking that has a definite beginning and an end and something that has a distinct and definitive purpose. It is undertaken to create a unique product, service or result. Gannt Chart Created in 1910 Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) created in 1958 as part of the Read more…

Project Management Chapter 13

Baseline Budget Tool for measuring how project changes affect a schedule and budget. Control Chart Plots the difference between the scheduled time on the critical path at the report date with the actual point on the critical path. Monitors past project schedule performance, current performance, and estimates future schedule trends. Read more…

Project Management Ch. 10-13

Monitoring Collecting, recording, and reporting information concerning any and all aspects of project performance Controlling Uses the data supplied by monitoring to bring actual performance into compliance with the plan Evaluation Judgments regarding the quality and effectiveness of project performance Data Involves Frequency counts Raw numbers Subjective numeric ratings Indicators Read more…

Project Management exam 3 study guide

Which PM knowledge area has legal ramifications? Procurement (contracts) You are planning procurements and considering your production capabilities, competencies and proprietary nature of work you are conducting a _____________or ______________ analysis. Make or buy analysis There is a risk your materials are damaged during shipment. therefore , you have decided Read more…

Project Management Chapter 1-4

What are 5 tools that are commonly used for project management -Statement of Work (Project charter) -Work Breakdown structure -Status Updates -Manage Resources -Lessons Learned PMI definition Its a temporary group activity designed to produce a unique product, service or result. What is a project? -A complex, non-routine, one time Read more…

Project Management Text Book

What is project management? Project management involves applying skills, knowledge, and established project management tools and techniques to a project to fulfill the requirements to the customer’s satisfaction What are some of the benefits of a projectized organization? Ultimate authority over the project and that the focus of the organization Read more…

Project Management Chapter 3

Define Balanced Matrix The project manager is responsible for defining *what* needs to be accomplished The functional managers are concned with *how* it will be accomplished Define Dedicated Project Team Teams that operate as separate units from the rest of the parent organization Define Matrix Management It is a hybrid Read more…

WGU project management

Initiation Authorization for the project to begin Three categories of requirements Functional, business, & technical Functional requirements Define how the user will interact with the system Business requirements The big picture of what the business wants from the system Technical requirements Define what the system does to preform the functional Read more…

Project Management Midterm

The advent of project management has been most profound in: Automobile manufacturing Construction Information technology The U.S. Department of Defense Film making Information Technology A professional organization for project management specialists is the PMI AMA MIS IPM PMBOK PMI Which of the following is not considered to be a characteristic Read more…

PROJECT MANAGEMENT TEST 3 & 4

Intermediaries are often used to bridge the gap between a project manager and the culture in which they are working. The following are all functions they perform EXCEPT Help foreign project team members complete project work as the project manager specifies. Sally receives the following information on her project: PV Read more…

Project management T1

Project Endeavor to accomplish a specific objective through a unique set of individual tasks with the utilization of resources Attributes of a project -well defined objective -composed of a series of interdependent tasks – utilizes various resources -specific time frame -unique or one time endeavor -has a customer -involves degree Read more…

Project management Chapter 2

T/F The project manager is responsible for communicating with the project team and the senior management, but senior management maintains sole responsibility for communicating with the client False T/F It is appropriate for the project manager to play an active role in communications between the client and the senior management Read more…

THE ROLE OF THE PROJECT MANAGER

Membership and roles Responsibilities for team Knowledge and skills Analogy in understanding project manager for a large project by comparing them to the roles of a conductor for a large orchestra The role of a project manager is distinct from that of a functional manager or operations manager. Typically, the Read more…