Are you familiar with the concept project management?
Project management is a set of techniques and approaches that are used to manage a project including:
These approaches are known as the complete approach to project management. As you can find on a PRINCE 2 practitioner Course qualification.
The complete approach to project management aims at bringing the project board together to define the parameters of a project from tactical implementation through to deployment. The complete approach involves all related aspects of project planning, management, communication and change.
It has been a rather messy world out there. The same principles in project management apply. The concept of project management is a complex one. It includes:
These methods and techniques are all familiar to you. We use them every day.
When I was younger I had projects at work. It was good that project management was easy for me as I was able to analyze and in so doing create a framework to understand how to manage my projects.
o Defining a Work umbrella
o Top down Planning
o Managing critical path (the work in sequence)
o Managing uncertainties
o Measuring results
o Collecting feedback
o Assets management
o Risk analysis
o Information and data gathering
o Managing human resources
o Submission Management
o Communicating the results back to CEO
o Managing statutory and regulatory requirements
o Quality control
o Supporting and coaching staff
o Unmanageable process
o Step mitigate risks
Taking a break:
Projects that have the focus on Quality, Cost, Schedule and Objectives have a greater chance of success.
Standards, responsibilities and policies help to set a culture that encourages people to work together to achieve objectives and provide them the training to achieve it.
Ensure that you have the right people at the right times. This means that you are ensuring that there is always a person in place that can support the Objectives and ensure that the Project Work Plan is implemented.
Set the project parameters in the beginning – this is the first element of project management. Project parameters identify the different elements (which may be classified as activities) of the project.
Project processes and procedures:
Start at the beginning. Look at the results that have come from previous projects. Then identify the tasks on a work breakdown structure (WBS). This also is how projects are turned around and closed.
Project management tools:
Many technologies exist for managing projects, the range of tools that exist today is broad. The most common of these is the Project Planning and Control (Plan, authoritarian type or democratic).
V Metaphor:velopment requires 3 stages of integration – anticipate, implement and transition.
Then you apply those tools to a project – it all starts with a presumption that you understand a project before you start.
Project Control things need to be done in an orderly and orderly approach. This is the lifecycle – you are following the stages of a project. In the project lifecycle there are seven key stages.
Project Initiation – there is a need to decide to build a project/project delivery capability
Scope Closure – work can be reallocated or existing work can be deleted, when scope boundaries may have been position
Scope Change – market, stakeholder, functional, entire organization, functional areas, market, functional areas can change
Scope WHAT? – a thorough understanding of why the scope is changed to what it is supposed to be is a must
Resource Allocation – estimate the time, cost and procurements required to deliver via a logical prioritized work breakdown structure (WBS)
Roll Out – The work breakdown structure is completed
Project Beginning – there is opportunity for planning, actions, scope management and communication
Project whipped – Reality becomes the plan quickly. Otherwise risks and issues can have a perpetual cycle
Project adoption – startup plans are delivered, projects are integrated, changes are incorporated or a schedule is adjusted
Project Mature – strategies become part of the project plan – scope is stable, all the latest information and data are documented.
Project Completion – project ends
Project Reviewing – there is a need for an assessment of the process that has delivered the project and the factors that may have caused the variations of the final stage
Project Development – Before a project is delivered, overheads have to be removed, the organization will need a plan to achieve a solution and training will need to be provided for the project team to pursue the strategy developed.
Project Evaluation – the performance of a completed project can be compared to a schedule, project has evolved so from a simple project launch to a complex project.
Project Reviewing – lessons learned must be incorporated.
Projectallic – happy working, good teamwork and communications are the key elements of a successful project.