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parametric estimating work estimation paranoia principles risk management part-time resources realistic project schedules partial role responsibility project planning 2nd partial schedules 2nd partnerships vendor management passion project manager success tips passionate approach leadership styles past experiences communication challenges patience servant leadership payment schedules contracts payments finalizing, project closure PBS (Project Breakdown Structure) PDA (Prevention, Detection, and Action)
project control principles 2nd 3rd penalities contract components people skills leadership roles people-oriented approach leadership styles perception making a difference, expectation management reality and, expectation management 2nd performance budget development importance critical success factors evaluations project closure project control 2nd 3rd 4th 5th project management key concpets project planning considerations project planning considera toins project schedule impacts WBS objectives 2nd performance development teams 2nd clarity traits client interaction preparation collocation commitmenttraits conflict resolution techniques expectation management principles expertise, leverage high performing teams 2nd 3rd high-maintenance staffs kickoff meetings 2nd management style principles marketability experiences orientation plans 2nd planning principles poor performers 2nd 3rd 4th 5th primary strength traits 2nd procedures, setting up productivity principles 2nd professionalism progress reporting pro ject repository setup recognition 2nd relationship building principles reputation considerations reward systems 2nd risk identification standards, setting synergistic traits 2nd task assignment techniques 2nd 3rd team charter development team focus team selection principles, successful people team unite rituals undeveloped schedule considerations 2nd trust levels clarity traits performance measurement contract components performance reporting project control personal credibility expectation management personal value points project management benefits 2nd perspective expectation management perspectives interpersonal skills, communications management persuasion project manager roles servant leadership PERT charts work estimation phased control risk control strategies phased estimating work estimation physical state communication challenges plan phase effort distribution estimation Planned Value (PV)
EVM (Earned Value Management) planning change control communication,project success tools communications management 2nd 3rd 4th difference management principles 2nd execution management expectation management 2nd 3rd 4th improper, troubled projects lack of deliverable management challenges risk management leadership roles meeting practices plan documents project control project management key concepts project management process groups project manager roles pro ject success tips project success tools projects schedules versus quality management 2nd quality management principles 2nd risk control strategies risk management risk management gaps team performance principles vendor management planning areas leadership needs planning projects acceptance criteria all-emcompassing document 2nd budgets change control 2nd checklists 2nd 3rd communication plans communications configuration management 2nd control systems cost determination updates critical issues deliverables 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th detail planning 2nd fundamental questions 2nd 3rd 4th multiple passes 2nd partial role responsibility 2nd proactive project management procurement procurements project organization updates 2nd purpose principles quality management quality standards RASIC representation reasons for 2nd resource needs 2nd 3rd resources responsibility matrix risk analysis roles and responsibilties rolling wave planning schedule development 2nd shared information stakeholder analysis success factor considerations supplemental project plan components 2nd 3rd 4th team interaction 2nd team management validation 2nd variance management WBS and 2nd work estimation plans reviews expectation management 2nd PMI (Project Management Institute) knowledge areas 2nd 3rd 4th process groups 2nd project management defined projects, defined PMP (Project Management Professional) PMP Exam Cram 2 (Greg Horine and David Francis) point man communications management leadership roles point-of-contact project manager roles policies project definition politics, project definition reasons poor performance difference management cross-functional projects 2nd team performance principles 2nd 3rd 4th 5th poor scope statement unplanned scope change causes poorly written requirements expectation management problems portfolio project management project definition reasons 2nd positive attitudes success tips positive attritudes project manager success tips positivise attributes team performance principles post-implementation change prevention actions posting minutes meeting practices potential impacts cross-cultural projects difference management practically, project definition reasons pre-allocated budges budget development challenges pre-verification quality managment prelimary schedules preliminary schedules 2nd 3rd 4th 5th presentations communications management project schedules 2nd 3rd 4th prevention project control principles quality management practices Prevention, Detection, and Action (PDA)
project control principles 2nd 3rd principles, reviewing recovery activities priorities expectation management project closure challenges project control pro ject success tips prioritization communications management risk management priority data points logging systems issue management proactive approach communications management proactive project management issue management systems 2nd 3rd 4th 5th project planning risk management 2nd probability matrix risk management probability scales risk management problem solving leadership roles problem-solving project manager roles problems expectation management 2nd procedures configuration management plans managing deliverables team performance process lack of risk management challenges overextended risk management challenges quality management process improvement technique shortening project schedules processes buyer tips and techniques vendor management configuration management plans project control processes, clarifying vendor management procurement project management knowledge areas project planning procurement contracts communications planning procurement management project control procurement specialists vendor management 2nd 3rd procurement tasks budget finalization procurements project planning producitivity project manager roles productivity difference management virtual projects 2nd team performance principles 2nd productivity loss managing deliverables products quality management professionalism team performance profiles risk management 2nd 3rd profit margins, lack of budget development challenges progress
WBS guidelines progress measurement project control challenges progress notes data points logging systems issue management progress reporting team performance progress tracking inadequate, troubled projects pro ject success tips progressive elaboration project definition project ending challenges 2nd contract termination leadership ownership project approach execution management P ro je ct B rea kd o wn Stru ctu re (PBS) project definition risk sources self-inflicted risks project definition document expectation management Project Definition documents defining projects project groups (PMI) 2nd project information location reasons managing deliverables project management [See also projects] challenges collaboration communication obstacles competing demands 2nd 3rd 4th cutting edge demands estimations 2nd multiple expectations organizational impacts uncharted territory defined 2nd key concepts 2nd online resources 2nd organization value points 2nd 3rd personal value points 2nd risk sources self-inflicted risks trends in 2nd 3rd Project Management Institute (PMI) knowledge areas 2nd 3rd 4th process groups 2nd project managmement defined projects, defined project management principles risk management Project Management Professional (PMP) project management risk sources risk management project manager reluctance challenges project control project managers as coach 2nd as facilitator as librarian as organizers as persuader 2nd as planners as point-of-contact as problem-solver as resource manager as saleman common mistakes of 2nd 3rd 4th demands for 2nd inadequate, troubled projects mindset principles, issue management systems 2nd 3rd responsibilities of quality management principles risk management roles roles 2nd roles of 2nd skill categories business management skills communication 2nd industrial experience 2nd leadership leadership;unsuccessful project considerations office productivity suite self-assessments software skills technical knowledge success tips for calm natured techniques common mistakes, avoiding context understanding customer-service skills focus knowledge of skills mindset considerations ownership techniques passion positive attitude techniques positive attitudes risk analysis team-oriented approach too many, troubled projects project phase name deliverable tracker recommendations projects [See also project management] budget development assumptions, documenting buffers cash flow management tool challenges of 2nd 3rd comprehension principle cost estimate models costs of change disposal costs earned value management equipment sources expectation measurements expenses versus capital finalization 2nd 3rd initial development intial development 2nd investment justification iterative process principle labor cost sources licensing and fees lifecycle principle materials operational costs overhead costs performance measurement importance reasons for 2nd 3rd spreadsheet approach 2nd 3rd time-phased principle training sources travel sources validation importance communications controlling
15% Completion Rule action 2nd baseline challenges baselines 2nd change control 2nd change control challenges checkpoints completion criteria completion criteria challenges configuration management considerations 2nd 3rd consistency consistency challenges detection 2nd early project stage management 2nd escalation thresholds
EVM (Earned Value Management) 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th expectations, setting formal signoffs issue management management processes 2nd 3rd milestones organizational culture overview 2nd 3rd
PDA (Prevention, Detection, and Action) 2nd 3rd performance reporting 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th planning prevention priorities process control procurement management progress measurement challenges project manager reluctance challenges project scale quality auditors quality management recovery activities 2nd 3rd requirements management requirements traceability challenges requirements traceability matrix reviews risk management small work packages status meetings team connection challenges time and cost accounting challenges unidentied work challenges V method approach variance responses 2nd 3rd 4th defined defining acceptance checklist alternative approaches approach checklist assumptions constraints context cost estimates definition questions/considerations 2nd dependencies documentation checklist financial reasons for general checklist 2nd goals and objectives historical reasons for logistical reasons for organizational change issues out-of-scope specifications 2nd policies and standards political reasons for portfolio project management 2nd practical reasons for progressive elaboration purpose recommend project approach resource estimates risk checklist risks schedule estimates scope scope checklist 2nd stakeholder checklist 2nd stakeholders success criteria supporting document references ending absorption method cancellations challenges 2nd collapse method completion method contract termination deterioration method displacement method lack of closure official closure signals personal interaction analogy 2nd
Project End checklists 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th success criteria 2nd examples of 2nd leadership alignment roles business change areas business issue areas calm natured approach to coaching roles commitment areas communications areas conflict resolution areas consistency contextual approach to customer service oriented approach direction and planning areas excellence, striving toward facilitation 2nd facilitation areas facilitation roles fairness focused approach to goal-oriented intensive focus management versus organizational influence areas ownership mindset passionate approach to people skills people-focused approach planning roles point man roles problems-solving roles realities reasons for 2nd 3rd resilience respect 2nd risk analysis risk management areas salesman roles savvy approach to self-awareness self-control servant leadership approach 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th teaching roles team areas technical issues areas trust skills visual perspevitive approach managing key concepts 2nd leadership versus operations ongoing 2nd 3rd planning acceptance criteria all-encompassing document 2nd budgets change control 2nd checklists 2nd 3rd communication plans configuration management 2nd control systems cost determination critical issues deliverables 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th detail planning 2nd fundamental questions to 2nd 3rd 4th multiple passes 2nd partial role responsibility 2nd proactive project management procurement procurements project organization updates 2nd purpose principles quality management quality standards RASIC representation reasons for 2nd resource needs 2nd 3rd resources responsibility matrix risk analysis roles and responsibilities rolling wave planning schedule development 2nd schedules versus shared information stakeholder analysis success factor considerations supplemental project plan components 2nd 3rd 4th team interaction 2nd team management validation 2nd WBS and 2nd work estimation schedules acceptance goals 2nd budget impacts completeness and quality goals 2nd crashing technique critical path effort estimation inputs 2nd fast tracking technique finalization formalization goals 2nd impact 2nd 3rd 4th 5th limited overtime technique network diagrams partial 2nd performance impacts preliminary 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th presenting 2nd 3rd 4th process improvement technique project planning versus quality-based reviews 2nd 3rd realistic expectations 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th realistic goals 2nd reasons for 2nd 3rd resource impacts resource inputs 2nd risk analysis risk analysis inputs scheduling software 2nd 3rd shortening 2nd 3rd 4th 5th task inputs task relationship inputs 2nd task relationships 2nd 3rd team-based approach walk-throughs 2nd 3rd 4th WBS inputs what-if analysis sending challenges success tips acceptance criteria achieved purpose budgets, completed within completed on-time decision points delivered as promised learning from successful projects 2nd 3rd 4th learning from troubled projects 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th management tools 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th organization quality stakeholder acceptance universal harmony win-win relationship approach success tips for agreement alignment collaboration communication customer expectation expectations, realistic leadership planning priorities progress tracking quality risk analysis schedules scope skill sets stakeholder expections, meeting support variance management protection management managing deliverables prototyping quality managment public relation notices communications management purpose project and operation comparisons project definition elements project planning purpose, achieved pro ject success tips push and pull methods communications management PV (Planned Value)
EVM (Earned Value Management)
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What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.