November 5, 2015
Project management is an essential discipline for managers of diverse entities and specializations. This importance is because of its unique approach in enabling appropriate fulfillment of targets or objectives contrary to the usual and repetitive organization’s management approach. Some of the reasons of equipping managers with project management knowledge are because it enables them to appreciate the uniqueness of project management in organizational and societal activities. Managers are also able to understand projects and how to plan adequately for them as well as manage them effectively. Additionally, managers can use this knowledge to solve organizational and societal…
common that projects begin with a plan, including time and cost expectations, whether or not the plan is significant enough to have a project manager. No company wants to enter into a project completely blind. Furthermore, even plans that are highly detailed and monitored, ordinarily do get out of scope, and require more stringent controls as the project moves forward.
Project managers are continually seeking new and better control techniques to cope with such complexities, masses of data, and…
the Planning and Project Management group so that we can be more effective next year. These changes will impact the way projects are initiated, planned, executed to ensure that only the highest priority items have out attention. There will be a number benefits to this approach including improved cross training, more efficient use of resources and greater focus on the working those projects that will truly benefit the business.
The current process of project review and initiation would benefit…
accountability and elevate. Studies have found that these errors can cause projects to fail and should be avoided. Proper planning and awareness will decrease the probability of setbacks due to errors.
According to Tinsley, Dillon, & Madsen (2011), project managers should seek out operational deviations from the norm and examine whether their reasons for allowing the related risk have merit. Managers need to ask these two questions: Have we always been comfortable with this type…
Project management is planning and organizing of a firm’s resources to move a specific task, event or task towards completion. Project management is an activity undertaken on a project to project basis and is not a continuous activity, and the resources managed include human resources and financial capital. The project manager helps in defining the goals and objectives of the project and sets the timeline for completing various project components and by whom. The project manager also creates…
Whether the task is large or small, the essential approach to the task of project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet requirements. With a defined start point and end date as a project manager the following issues are kept in mind of any project; the environment, how the project is defined, the planning of the project and whether the project management is adequate or adequately controlled.
Fulfilling this Knowledge Area ensures that the project manager has an understanding of all the work or tasks the project entails. It can be further refined by having other opinions of the task lists from a quantifiable description of the project. Knowing most of the tasks at an early stage usually highlights and triggers changes that would need to be made before resources are wasted on them. One of the downfalls of the project is the Top Down approach when considering workloads. The DPA’s IT…
Communication, Metrics, and Project Updates
Communication in project management is necessary to ensure that the management team - project managers, functional managers, and in this situation, the PMO - are in sync to clearly identify and communicate the project requirements. The communication metrics is an integral part of the monitoring and controlling process used to communicate updates, to include status of the project milestones and deliverables. The communication process or protocol is…
Project Name: Communication Management Plan
Name: Vijay Jidla
Course Information: CIS- 664 Project Management Global & Virtual
Contact Info: 6128458515
Versions Implemented By Revision Date Approved By Approval Date Reasons
1.0 Vijay Jidla 07-06-15 Steven Mc 06-10-15 It is developed by basic software which helps to make a small trail run
1.1 Mohammad 07-13-15 Nathan Big 06-17-15 In this version the software bugs will be identified
1.2 Khuram 07-20-15…
Learning Activity #2
How does poor Project Communications Management impact Project Integration Management? Explain the relationship between the two using examples, and focusing on the stakeholders in a project.
According to our text, Project Communication Management is the “systematic planning, implementing, monitoring, and revision of all channels of communication within an organization.” (Project Management Institute, 2013)
Additionally, “Project Integration Management is the processes and…