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									Successful Project Management

  Justice, E-Government, & the Internet
  June 28, 2000 – Dallas, Texas
  Lawrence P. Webster
Project:
    A temporary endeavor undertaken
    to create a unique product or
    service.
Project Management:
   The application of knowledge,
   skills, tools, and techniques to
   project objectives to meet
   stakeholder needs and
   expectations.
Knowledge Areas:
 Scope Management
 Time Management
 Cost Management
 Quality Management
 Human Resources Management
 Communications Management
 Risk Management
 Procurement Management
 Integration Management
Disclaimers:
 Substantive  Differences
 Size Differences
 Components are Integrated
 Over-simplified Examples
Project Management Context:
 ProjectPhases and Life Cycle
 Stakeholders
 Leadership Skills
 General Management Skills
 Communications Skills
Project Phases and Life Cycle:
 Divide Project into Phases
 Better Management Control
 Review Deliverables and Performance
 Fast-tracking
Example of Project Phases:
 Conceptual  Design
 Detailed Design
 Coding and Testing
 Training and Documentation
 Deployment
Stakeholders:
 Individuals and Organizations
 Actively Involved in Project
 Interests Affected by Project
Leadership Skills:
 Vision and Strategy
 Establishing Direction
 Aligning People
 Communicating
 Negotiating
 Motivating and Inspiring
 Influencing Organizations
 Overcoming Barriers to Change
General Management Skills:
 Planning
 Finance  and Accounting
 Personnel Administration
 Technology
 Organizational Development
 Delegation
 Team Building
 Conflict Management
 Solving Problems
Communications Skills:
 Writing
 Listening
 Speaking
 Presenting
 Media Relations
 Meeting Management
Scope Management:
 Initiation
 Scope Planning
 Scope Definition
 Scope Verification
 Scope Change Control
Key Inputs, Tools &
Techniques, and Outputs:
 Product  Description
 Project Charter
 Scope Statement
 Work Breakdown Structure (Microsoft
  Project)
 Formal Acceptance
 Scope Management Plan
Time Management:
 Activity Definition (Microsoft Project)
 Activity Sequencing (Microsoft Project)
 Activity Duration Estimating
 Schedule Development
 Schedule Control
Key Inputs, Tools &
Techniques, and Outputs:
 ActivityList
 Network Diagram
 Project Schedule
 Schedule Management Plan
Cost Management:
 Resource  Planning
 Cost Estimating
 Cost Budgeting
 Cost Control
Key Inputs, Tools &
Techniques, and Outputs:
 Resource   Requirements
 Cost Estimate
 Cost Baseline or Spending Plan
  (Microsoft Excel Documents)
 Cost Management Plan
Quality Management:
 Quality Planning
 Quality Assurance
 Quality Control
Key Inputs, Tools &
Techniques, and Outputs:
 Quality   Management Plan
Human Resource Management
 Organizational  Planning
 Staff Acquisition
 Team Development
Key Inputs, Tools &
Techniques, and Outputs:
 Role  Assignment Matrix (Microsoft
  Word)
 Staffing Management Plan
 Organizational Chart
 Project Team Directory
Communications Management:
 Communications    Planning
 Information Distribution
 Performance Reporting
 Administrative Closure
Key Inputs, Tools &
Techniques, and Outputs:
 Communications   Management Plan
 Project Records
 Performance Reports
 Change Requests
 Project Archives
 Formal Acceptance
 Lessons Learned
Risk Management:
 Risk Identification
 Risk Quantification
 Risk Response Development
 Risk Response Control
Key Inputs, Tools &
Techniques, and Outputs:
 RiskManagement Plan
 Checklists
 Contingency Plans
 Reserves
 Contractual Terms
Procurement Management:
 Procurement    Planning
 Solicitation Planning
 Solicitation
 Source Selection
 Contract Administration
 Contract Close-out
Key Inputs, Tools &
Techniques, and Outputs:
 Procurement   Management Plan
 Procurement Documents
 Proposals
 Contract
 Contract File
 Formal Acceptance and Closure
Integration Management:
 Project Plan Development
 Project Plan Execution
 Overall Change Control
Key Inputs, Tools &
Techniques, and Outputs:
        Plan
 Project
 Lessons Learned
Management Processes:
 InitiatingProcesses
 Planning Processes
 Executing Processes
 Controlling Processes
 Closing Processes
Scope                     Activity
Planning                  Sequencing

             Activity                   Schedule
             Definition
                                        Development

Scope                     Duration
Definition                Estimating
                                               Cost
                                               Budgeting
             Resource
             Planning

                                                  Plan
                           Cost
                                                  Development
                           Estimating
                 Quality                  Communications
                 Planning                 Planning


Risk                           Risk                            Response
Identification                 Quantification                  Development


                 Organizational                 Staff
                 Planning                       Acquisition


                 Procurement                    Solicitation
                 Planning                       Planning
For More Information:
   Search Group, Incorporated
       www.search.org
   National Center for State Courts
       www.ncsc.dni.us
   Project Management Institute
       www.pmi.org
   International Standards Organization
       www.iso.org
   Software Engineering Institute
       www.sei.cmu.edu
   Center for Technology in Government
       www.ctg.albany.edu
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