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Project Management - Project Charter Part 1

Creating the project charter Working as a team

Project management - Martin and Tates Roadmap

Thebigpicturescope;projectlimits;customer demands;deliverablesoutlined Teammembercommitmentsclarified Teammeetings,guidelinesandtasksidentified Detailthescope:whathastobedoneindetail Boundariesdeveloped,schedule,budget,estimates Riskassessment Monitorprogressandnegotiatechangeifneeded Deliver! Customerfeedback;evaluatesatisfaction capturelessonslearned

Developing the Project Plan

Doing the project

Closing out the project

Characteristics of project management


Any definition of project management would include the following
atemporaryandfiniteprocess timeconstraints. endproductmustbedefinableatthebeginning. aprocesswithgoalsandobjectives; Itinvolves

producingsomething(thedeliverable) forsomeone(thecustomer). meetingasetstandard. usingresources: materials,skills,people,information,funds, equipment breakingtasksintomanageablesubtasks. identifyingapathwayinwhichtocompletetasks.


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Arent project management and managing really the same?

No. A project is done only once most jobs are ongoing or repetitive managing one-time jobs is different from managing ongoing ones. getting married is an event that you can project manage staying married requires ongoing management. Now, the project charter .
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Define carefully

The Project Charter #1

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Who is the customer? Sponsor?

What is their brief?