PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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Analysis Phase
the fourth and final phase of project management, following the completion of the project, in which success and failures of and during the project are reviewed This analysis is invaluable in improving the planning for future projects.
Brainstorming
a technique in which all members of a group contribute to a list of ideas or tasks related to a project. All ideas should not be criticized, because important ideas can be developed from seemingly unrelated ideas
Commitment
an agreement to provide a delivered at a schedule date
Consensus
a group decision; an agreement among all team members
Critical Path
the shortest possible length of a project, determined by a series of dependent tasks. the critical path may change as tasks are completed sooner or later than expected
Definition Phase
the first phase of project management, in which the project proposal is established, including the roles scope. the work breakdown structure and project schedule are created. the project team and the roles of each team member are denied
Deliverable
the tangible result of completing a task; usually needed before another activity can begin. for example, a product or document
Documentation
the records of a project, including back-up explanation, user information and references
Duration
the time needed for the completion of a task or project
Execution Phase
the third phase of the project management in which the goal of the project is assured and the progress toward the completion of the project is maintained
GANTT or Bar Chart
a graphic representation or chart used in project management which graphically represents all activities using a series of timescaled bars
Milestone
an event marking the completion of a set of tasks in the project
Planning Phase
the second phase of project management in which the project’s tasks and resources are organized, time frames are established and necessary actions are identified to ensure the success of the project
Primary Responsibility
the responsibility to provide leadership for each tasks, assigned to a designated individual or group
Project
any type of interrelated activities that are undertaken to accomplish a species goal or end result. Project have a defined start and finish date or point
Project Manager
the appointed person who has the responsibility for managing or overseeing the entire project. this individual has the authority and responsibility to ensure that the project is effectively managed
project management
the overall actions that are taken to define the project’s requirements, plan the activities to complete the requirements and ensure the implementation of the project is successful
project objective
the scope of the project expressed in terms of outputs, resources and timing also identifies the constraints in which the project must be manage
Project objective statement
a concise statement of the purpose of the project
project proposal
a document that describes the project team the purpose of a project and its requirements
project Schedule
a list of the project’s task, with predicted durations, along with a graphical representation of the time each task will take the graphical schedule helps show how some tasks cannot begin until others finish
resource
any factors such as people, time and money , that are required or used to accomplish and activity. also, any essential requirement of an activity that can be quantified and defined
risk
the potential for changes to occur in the project or in the project management process that will affect the project’s outcome and outline
Roles
a specific function or part that is performed by individuals or groups, especially in a particular operation or process
Scope
a description of the necessary deliverables, such as activities, resources and general object(s) that will meet the project’s needs and requirements
Status
the current condition of the project at any certain point in time
Task
an acitivty or action required to reach a milestone of the project
Task List
a list of tasks with owners assigned and descriptions of how the tasks will be completed
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