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This statement gives us the big idea in a strategic plan

Vision Statement

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A Vision statement describes this

A desired future state

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An organization’s current state can be defined as this

The status quo

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These external forces influence organizational success

Environmental

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This defines an organization’s purpose

Mission Statement

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Soft tools (people & time management) are used to create these

Hard Deliverables

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These three elements make up project management

Strategy
Planning
Implementation

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T R A C

Time
Resources
Actions
Communications

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Can be used as a noun, verb or adjective

Organization

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Must be in place for successful project management

Organizational support

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One of the characteristics of a project

Defined life span with a beginning and an end

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A daily task such as entering sales data is an example of this

Routine, Repetitive Work

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Multiple projects targeted at a common goal

Program

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In the project life cycle, this includes status reports, changes, quality, forecasts

Executing

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A complex, non-routine, one-time effort limited by time, budget resources& performance needs designed to meet customer needs

Definition of a project

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4 components that may define organizational
culture

Physical Characteristics
Public Documents
Behaviour
Folklore

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A reason for removing employees who deviate from the culture

Sustaining Organizational Culture

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Project selection based on power and influence is an example of this

Organizational Politics

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The Project must be connected to this

Organizational Culture

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Implementation Gap

Lack of understanding between top & middle managers who need to implement organizational strategy

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Must do projects

Compliance

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Projects that improve daily processes or tasks

Operational Projects

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Uses a list of questions to review projects and determine acceptance or rejection

Checklist Model

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Used to make it more difficult for competitors to enter into the market

Strategic Criteria

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Deciding how well a project fits the organization’s strategy

Project Classification

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WBS

Work Breakdown Structure

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First step in creating project

Define project scope

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An expected output over the life of a project

A deliverable

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The lowest element in the hierarchical breakdown of the WBS

Work Package