Lecture Operations management - Chapter 9 introduce the project management. The main contents of this chapter include all of the following: Project planning, project scheduling, project control, CPM/PERT probabilistic activity times, microsoft project, project crashing and time-cost trade-off.
This book chronicles the exploits of Brad—a fictional character
who’s been thrust into the wonderful world of project
management. Just like many project management professionals
I’ve met in my many years in the field, he was drawn into the
battle reluctantly, but he emerged wanting more.
And as you will soon discover, project management is actually
a curious combination of art and science. The artistry refers
to the leadership part of the role, or the people component.
MS Project is a tool to help you to plan projects, manage and update project information, and communicate the status once the project is under way.
The details of the project tasks and associated resources are entered into the system as a new project. The system will then display the data in such a way that the relationships of the tasks and their time scales can clearly be seen and potential problem areas identified.
Chapter 6 - Developing a project plan. The main contents of the chapter consist of the following: Developing the project network, from work package to network, constructing a project network, activity-on-node (AON) fundamentals, network computation process, using the forward and backward pass information, level of detail for activities,...
The main contents of the chapter consist of the following: Developing the project network, from work package to network, constructing a project network, activity-on-node (AON) fundamentals, network computation process, using the forward and backward pass information, level of detail for activities,...
Microsoft Office 2007 is the latest-and-greatest version of a long line of versions, starting (not surprisingly) with Version 1. Not that this is
the 2,007th version. Somewhere along the way Microsoft switched from using sequential numbers for versions to using years. We have written this book for those of you who have some experience in project management and are looking for a quick and efficient way to manage your projects. When combined, Excel 2007 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS)—two......
Being a project manager is similar to the decathlete and in the business of projects,
the field is very competitive. Similar to a decathlon there are events (nine
knowledge areas) in the Project Management Body of Knowledge. The decathletes
in project management are the companies that are controlling costs, schedule and
quality on a project level. The project-driven companies must find ways to learn
“best practices” in a competitive world and apply these lessons to their processes,
systems, and tools.
Suppose you are a rising star at work and the boss has given you your first assignment to head up
a project. Depending on the nature of the project and what kind of work you do, you might have to
engage in a variety of tasks that you haven't tackled before, such as assembling a team to
complete the project on time and on budget, mapping out a plan and monitoring your progress at
key steps along the way, using appropriate planning tools such as project management software
or wall charts, and keeping your team motivated and on target....
Human Resources Management.
uman resources management is required to make the most efﬁcient use of the project human resources. This includes all of the people involved in the project—the stakeholders, sponsors, customers, other departments, the project team, subcontractors, and all others. Organizational planning involves the organizing of the human resources. These are the roles, responsibilities, and relationships of the people that are on the project team. As in all things in project management, human resources management takes place throughout the project.
Project management is the discipline that relates all of those words that you thought of that apply to project.
This discipline cultivates the expertise to plan, monitor, track, and manage the people, the time, the budget,
and the quality of the work on projects.
Project management is a set of tools, techniques, and knowledge that,when applied, helps you produce better results for your project. Trying to manage a project without project management is like trying to play football without a game plan.
This Project Plan becomes the blueprint to implement RELATES in ABC Bank where every individual who is directly or indirectly involved understands and refers to the plan for information, for referencing and for guidance especially with regards to certain standards mandated to successfully implement this project.
The Project Management Institute engaged the Columbia Assessment Service (CAS) to study the PMP examination process. This resulted in changes to the PMP examination. In fact, the exam was revised considerably as a result of the work that was done. CAS began by analyzing the responsibilities of project management professionals (PMPs). Then they speciﬁed a plan for the testing of PMPs, wrote and rewrote questions for the exam, and determined the passing score for the test.
Introduction Acknowledgments Lesson 1. So You're Going to Manage a Project? The Elements of a Project Project Planning Implementation Control Possible Project Players Lesson 2. What Makes a Good Project Manager? A Doer, not a Bystander Many Hats All the Time Principles To Steer You Seven Ways to Succeed as a Project Manager Seven Ways to Fail as a Project Manager Lesson 3.
A Project Risk Management Plan is a controlling document that incorporates the goals, strategies, and methods for performing risk management on a project. The Project Risk Management Plan describes all aspects of the risk identification, estimation, evaluation, and control processes. The purpose of developing such a plan is to determine the approach for cost-effectively performing risk management on the project.
Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements. Project management is accomplished through the application and integration of the project management processes of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing.
Chapter 11a: Question about SCOPE MANAGEMENT.
1. Decomposing the major deliverables into smaller, more manageable components to provide better control is called: a. b. c. d. Scope planning. Scope deﬁnition. Scope base lining. Scope veriﬁcation.
2. Any numbering system that is used to monitor project costs by category such as labor, supplies, or materials, for example, is called: a. b. c. d. Chart of accounts. Work breakdown structure. Universal accounting standard. Standard accounting practices.
Chapter 16a: Question about QUALITY MANAGEMENT
1. The processes required to ensure that the project will satisfy the needs for which it was undertaken include all activities of the overall management function that determines the quality policy, objectives, and responsibilities and implements them by means such as quality planning, quality control, quality assurance, and quality improvement, within the quality system. This is called: a. b. c. d. Quality assurance. Quality control. Quality planning. Quality management.
The business plan consists of a narrative and several financial spreadsheets. The narrative template is the body of the business plan. It contains over 150 questions divided into several sections. Work through the sections in any order you like, except for the Executive Summary which should be done last. Skip any questions that do not apply to your business. When you are through writing your first draft, you will have a collection of small essays on the various topics of the business plan. Then you will want to edit them into a smooth flowing narrative.......