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					   Project definition , objectives.
   Types of projects
   Steps and uses of projects
   Project Management
   Is important for?
   What are the phases?
   Tools of project management
   A project is a sequence of unique, complex, and
    connected activities having one goal and that
    must be completed by a specific time, within
    budget, and according to specifications.

    “Series of actions to achieve a result”
 Target status at the end of the project, reaching
  of which is considered necessary for the
  achievement of planned benefits.
 They can be formulated as S.M.A.R.T

Project Plan :
 The aim of a project plan is to go through,

  document and agree upon important issues
  that define the work in the project.
   Search and Find Projects.
   Experimental/Research/Measurement Projects
   Construction or Engineering Projects.
   Schools and University
   Engineering Projects
   Project Management

Examples :
Human Genome Project
Real-Time Projects
   Determine subtopics & Organize into Groups
   Groups Plan Project
   Carry out the Project
   Plan presentation
   Make presentations
   Evaluation
    Only the project team is interested in the end
    result
    No one is in charge
    The project plan lacks structure and details
   The project is under budgeted
    Insufficient resources are allocated
   The project team is not communicating
    The project strays from its original goals
Project management is a set of
 principles and tools for
  Defining
  Planning
  Executing
  Controlling   and
  Completing    a project
   Projects are oriented towards a goal.
   There is something unique about every project.
   Projects have a finite duration.
   Projects require coordination of interrelated
    activities
  Scoping the
  Project
  Project
                  Developing
                  the
Launching the     Plan
Plan
                  Monitoring &
                  Controlling
Closing Out the
Project
State the Problem/
Opportunity
                      Establish the
                      Project Goal
Define the
Project Objectives
                     Identify the
                     Success Criteria
List Assumptions,
Risks, Obstacles
   Project name, sponsor, manager
   Objectives that are SMART
   Success criteria
   Assumptions, risks, obstacles
  Identify Project
  Tasks (WBS)
                      Estimate Task
                      Duration

Determine Resource
Requirements
                     Construct/Analyze
                     Project Network
 Prepare the
 Project Proposal
Project management tools incorporate:
 task lists

 resource availability

 personal & project calendars

 task allocation

 scheduling

 reporting

eg. Microsoft Project, Project Manager

				
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