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WRITTEN PLANS WORK BETTER IN THE CASE OF?
MORE COMPLEX WORK.
STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT WORK TEAMS WITH HIGH PRODUCTIVITY THINK OF THIER SUPERVISORS AS WHAT?
VERY GOOD PLANNERS
STATING GOALS HELPS FOCUS THE ATTENTION OF BOTH THE SUPERVISOR AND THE PEOPLE DOING THE WORK; IT EMPLOYEES THE WHAT?
BIG PICTURE
GOAL STATEMENTS SHOULD USE THE ACRONYM OF WHAT?
SMART
WHAT DOES THE ACRONYM SMART STAND FOR?
S - SPECIFIC
M - MEASURABLE
A - ATTAINABLE
R - RESULTS BASED
T - TIME BOUND
THIS IS A SERIES OF ACTIONS THAT LEAD TO A COMPLETION OF WORK?
WORK PROCESS
LIST IN ORDER THE PROGRESSION OF THE FOLLOWING;
TASKS, LISTING OBJECTIVES, ACTIVITIES.
1. LISTING OBJECTIVES
2. TASKS
3. ACTIVITIES
THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECT OF THIS JOB IS DOING WHAT?
SCHEDULING THE TIME FOR THE PEOPLE WHO WILL BE DOING THE WORK.
THIS IS A KEY ITEM IN YOUR SCHEDULING OF RESOURCES.
STAFFING SCHEDULE
REMEMBER THAT SUPERVISORS ROUTINELY CHECK ON THE WHAT?
PROGRESS, AND QUALITY OF THE WORK.
WHAT PART OF MANAGEMENT 1:INVOLVES A SERIES OF COMPLEX TASKS. 2:IS BOUND BY TIME AND BY RESOURCES. 3: HAS A CLEARLY DEFINED OUTCOME.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
THIS TYPE OF MANAGEMENT HAS EVOLVED AS A SEPARTE PROFESSIONAL FIELD.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO MANAGING PROJECTS?
BECAUSE SUPERVISORS ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE.
HOW MANY TASKS IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT ARE THERE AND WHAT ARE THEY?
5 MAJOR TASKS

1. INITIATING
2. PLANNING
3. EXECUTING
4. CONTROLLING
5. CLOSING
IN THIS PHASE OF MAJOR TASKS: PROJECT GOALS ARE WRITTEN, AND THE STATEMENT OF WORK IS DEVELOPED?
INITIATING (TASK)
WHAT DOES SOW STANT FOR?
STATEMENT OF WORK
THIS DESCRIBES THE SCOPE OF WORK REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE PROJECT?
THE SOW
IN THIS PHASE OF THE 5 MAJOR TASKS; YOU SELECT TEAM MEMBERS, DEVELOP A LIST OF SPECIFIC TASKS AND ACTIVITIES, AND DETERMINE HOW THEY WILL BE SEQUENCED. YOU MAY ALSO DEVELOP A PRELIMINARY WORK SCHEDULE.
THE PLANNING PHASE
(PART OF THE 5 MAJOR TASKS IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT)
AS PART OF THE PLANNING PHASE YOUR TEAM MAY DEVELOP A WBS. WHAT DOES THIS STAND FOR.
WORK BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE.
IN THE PLANNING PHASE THIS SHOWS THE: OVERALL PROJECT GOALS, THE PROJECT MILESTONES, DETAILS ON ACTIVITIES, RESOURCES AND ASSIGNMENTS.
WORK BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE.
THE WBS CAN BE PRESENTED IN WHAT FORM?
TABULAR OR GRAPHIC
IN THIS PHASE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT IS WHEN THE ENGINEERING AND DESIGN OCCUR?
PLANNING
IN THIS PART OF THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT PHASE ARE SCHEDULING, COORDINATING THE USE OF RESOURCES, MEETING REGULARLY WITH TEAM MEMBERS, OBTAINING AND SPECIAL TALENT THE PROJECT MAY REQUIRE, ISSUING REGULAR ANC COMPLETE UPDATES TO STAKEHOLDERS, AND DELEGATING TASKS AS NECESSARY.
THE EXECUTING PHASE
IN TH PHASE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT IT REQUIRES THE SUPERVISOR TO WATCH OVER THE PROJECT, MONITOR AND DEVIATIONS FROM THE ORIGINAL PLAN, TAKE CORRECTIVE ACTION WHEN NECESSARY TO KEEP THE PROJECT ON SCHEDULE AND ON TASK.
THE CONTROLLING PHASE
WHAT DOES PERT STANT FOR?
PROGRAM EVALUATION AN REVIEW
WHOE DEVELOPED THE PERT?
THE U.S. NAVY IN 1958 TO HELP MANAGE THE POLARIS WEAPONS SYSTEM.
WHO DEVELOPED THE CRITICAL PATH METHOD?
DUPONT
THE DUPONT METHOD REFERS TO THE SERIES OF TASKS THAT TAKE THE LONGEST TIME. WHAT WAS THIS METHOD CALLED?
THE CRITICAL PATH METHOD.
IN THIS PHASE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT INVOLVED EVALUATING WHAT WAS LEARNED FROM THE PROJECT PORCESS.
CLOSING