Presentation on theme: "Project Management Outline of Chapters 1-6. Chapter 1 – Project Management Concepts Definition of a project and its attributes Key constraints within."— Presentation transcript:
Chapter 1 – Project Management Concepts Definition of a project and its attributes Key constraints within which a project must be managed How a project is “born” Life of a project (4 phases) Steps involved in the project management process Benefits of project management
Chapter 2 – Needs Indentification Focus on needs identification Identify needs and select projects Develop RFPs The proposal solicitation process
Chapter 3 – Proposed Solutions Building relationships with customers and partners Proposal marketing strategies and the bid/no-bid decision The development of winning proposals The proposal preparation process and the elements that may be included in a proposal Pricing considerations The evaluation of proposals Types of contracts between the customer and the contractor Measuring success of proposal efforts
Chapter 4 – The Project The elements involved in establishing a project plan Identifying and assessing risks The steps in the project control process Actions that should be taken when a project is terminated
Chapter 5 - Planning Clearly define the project objective Develop a work breakdown structure Develop a network diagram Utilize a project management methodology called the systems development life cycle for information systems development projects
Chapter 6 - Scheduling Estimate the duration for each activity Establish the estimated start time and required completion time for the overall project Calculate the earliest times at which each activity can start and finish Calculate the latest times by which each activity must start and finish in order to complete the project by its required completion time Determine the amount of positive or negative slack Identify the critical (longest) path of activities
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