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-J Planned Duration —i Actual Progress

Delay in Planned Progress

A Milestone Report

Budget

Figure 8-23: Relating the budget to the Gantt chart schedule.

:cment in^Practice

éfftjAstltute Symposti

Planning and implementing a national conference for a society that will draw about 1000 attendees is a major project. The tasks involved in hosting such an event are considerable and involve selecting a program committee, choosing a theme, contacting exhibitors, making local arrangements, planning the program, and on and on.

Pittsburgh was selected as host city/ chapter for the 1992 Project Management Institute's annual September seminar/symposium. The objectives for the event were three: (1) to deliver a high-quality, value-added pro gram that would be useful and last for years to come, (2) to offer a social and guest program that would reflect well on the host city, and (3) to meet strict financial criteria. The first task after selecting the city and hotel facilities was to put together the project team and chairperson. This included managers in charge of each of the tracks, the social program, the local arrangements, and all the other details as shown in the organization

Source: PMl Staff, "Catch the Spirit. . .at Pittsburgh," PM Netiror/t, May 1992.

Pittsburgh—host city for the PMI Annual Symposium.

Track Development • Tech Program Schedule

Committee Activity Schedule • Publication Coordination

Track Development • Tech Program Schedule

Committee Activity Schedule • Publication Coordination

Coordinate Clerical Support

• Review & Rate Abstracts

• Review Draft Papers

• Communicate w/Authors

• Expedite Paper Development

• Ensure Quality of Track

• Recruit Presentation Moderators Figure A: The organization chart.

Coordinate Clerical Support

• Review & Rate Abstracts

• Review Draft Papers

• Communicate w/Authors

• Expedite Paper Development

• Ensure Quality of Track

• Recruit Presentation Moderators Figure A: The organization chart.

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