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Goals of Project Management Fundamentals

1. Managing projects from beginning to end
2. On time and within budget

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Define a project

- unique endeavor e.g building a house
- has specific goal e.g solve a problem
- beginning and an end e.g goal
- budget (resources and time)

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What it takes to be a project manager:

* build a project plan
* build project schedule
* measure progress

Learn technical skills specific to project management

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What it takes to be a project manager:

* make sure that your project delivers value
* understand organization's business

Business expertise

4

What it takes to be a project manager:

* motivate people

Interpersonal skills

5

What it takes to be a project manager:

* inspire people
* motivate people to give their best

Strong leadership

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The five process of project management:

* commitment to start the project
* what problem are you solving
* how are you going to solve it
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Initiating

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The five process of project management:

* how are you going to perform the project
* what is your plan
* and how will you know if its done

PLANNING

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The five process of project management:

* putting your plan into action
* launching a project
* bring resources on board
* introduce them to one another
* get them settled in
* explain the rules that you will use for the project

Executing

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The five process of project management:

* ongoing responsibility to see what's going with the plan
* and get back on track

Monitoring and controlling

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The five process of project management:

* accept that the project is complete
* document the project performance
* gather lessons learned

Closing

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The five process of project management:

Enumarate

Initiating
Planning
Executing
Monitoring and controlling
Closing