Project Management Fields

Project management is often divided into specific areas or fields which target and monitor specific objectives or which require a certain set of management skills. Fields common to all projects are Project Information Systems Cost Estimation and Financial Control Negotiation and Conflict Management Many other aspects may need to be considered depending on the nature of the project. Also, some fields may have a greater importance or may require more effort than others. Only through the combined...

Project Management A Managerial Approach Meredith S Mantel

This text provided good insight in to the background and development of project management, as referenced in 3. It was also a good source of project management methods and techniques. Some quotes are There is a tendency to think of a project solely in terms of its outcome -that is, its performance. But the time at which the outcome is available is itself a part of the outcome, as is the cost entailed in achieving the outcome. And in reference to the role of the project manager (The project...

Contents

2.1 Chapter Overview 2.2 Competition 2.3 The 2.4 The University of Southern Queensland 2.6 Literature Review 2.7 Chapter Chapter 3 Project Management 13 3.1 Chapter Overview 13 3.2 Introduction 13 3.3 The Origin of Project Management 15 3.4 Project Management Scope 15 3.5 Project Management Fields 16 3.5.1 Project Organisation 1T 3.5.2 Project Planning 1T 3.5.3 Project Information Systems 18 3.5.4 Task Scheduling 18 3.5.5 Resource Management 19 3.5.6 Cost Estimation and Financial Control 19...

SAE Startup Grant

Teams competing for the first time in Formula SAE-A are entitled to a 6,000 startup grant. USQ Motorsport were successful in applying for this grant in 2004. The organisation and utilisation of resources is one of the primary functions of a project manager. Effective use of resources results in a cheaper, more effective outcome in the shortest time possible. In its first year of competition, the USQ Formula SAE team were successful in creating good relationships with all of its potential...

The Origin of Project Management

Project management as a science is a direct response to the development of modern society. The three significant forces that have driven this response are the exponential expansion of human knowledge. the growing demand for a broad range of complex, sophisticated, customized goods and services. the evolution of worldwide competitive markets for the production and consumption of goods and services. Source (Meredith & S. Mantel 1995) Project Management was not invented or discovered, rather it...