Introduction to Project Management Essay
August 28, 2015
Introduction to Project Management
Module 1, Paper 1
Arizona State University
What key things did you learn about project management in general and for you specifically?
Project Management is so much more complex than one would initially think, but with clear understanding of what the job truly is, it is far more fascinating at each and every intricacy that really is involved in running a successful project from start to finish. Over the course of my professional years, I have found myself falling into this role more and more. I am naturally a very thorough and detailed person so much of what project management entails I applied to my everyday work, and for a long time …show more content…
One mistake can have a drastic ripple effect throughout the rest of the process and could end up quite costly. Truly understanding the importance of all that entails is critical in fully understanding each aspect of Project Management.
What did you learn about either yourself or the person you assessed in the “How Good Are Your Project Management Skills” quiz? What can you/he/she work on to improve your/his/her skills?
I learned a great deal about myself in the “How Good Are Your Project Management Skills” quiz – not just in the summary response to my answers, but in the actual scenarios themselves. For example, “I routinely monitor and reevaluate significant risks as the project continues.” Knowing I do this sporadically throughout the project, for some