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Project Management 1. What is Project Management:

Project Management 1. What is Project Management

Turn your phones off:

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Who wants to be a project manager?:

Who wants to be a project manager?

Why?:

Why?

Who wants to work with a project manager?:

Who wants to work with a project manager?

When? Where? How?:

When? Where? How?

A walk through the course outline:

Photo by Tricky at flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/sovietuk/1432861455/sizes/o/ A walk through the course outline

The textbook:

The textbook Gray, C., & Larson, E. (2006). Project management – The managerial process (3rd ed.). NY: McGraw-Hill. 658.404 G791p3      

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Weeks 1 – 3 Project Management Framework Project Selection and Portfolio Management Project Management Plans Weeks 4 – 6 Managing Project Change Project Marketing Project Leadership Weeks 7 – 9 Managing Project Teams Project Conflict Management Performance Management Weeks 10 – 12 Global IT Project Management Current Issues in Project Management Week 13 Revision

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Assessment Task Release Date Due Date Weighting Task Type Tutorial Participation Weekly Weeks 1-11 10% A Team Project Proposal (Stage-1) Week 2 Week 5, Wednesday 20 th August 4pm 10% A Team Project Proposal (Stage-2) Week 2 Week 8, Wednesday 10 th September 4pm 15% A Team Report Week 7 Week 11, Wednesday 1 st October 4pm 15% A Final Examination End of semester 50% B

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Week 1:

Week 1 The Project Management Framework

8 things you want to know:

8 things you want to know What is a Project? Process Groups The Triple Constraint What is Project Management? The Project Manager Importance of Project Management Project Management Framework Integrated Approach

1. What is a Project?:

1. What is a Project? All projects have a beginning, a middle and an end. Beginning Middle End

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Beginning Middle End A definition: “A temporary endeavor undertaken to accomplish a unique purpose”

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Source: CHAOS Report 1995 by the Standish Group Access it here: h ttp://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/NCP08083B.pdf Not even completed Typically 189% over budget OTOBOS 53% Challenged 16% Success 31% Critical Failures 1994 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

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More & more IT projects are starting each year 500K 300K 200K 1998 2001 2002 ?? 2007

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Projects have a common set of characteristics which can also be defined by what they are not A target outcome A defined life span Cross organisational participation New or unique Time, Cost and performance requirements

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Projects have a common set of characteristics which can also be defined by what they are not A target outcome A defined life span Cross organisational participation New or unique Time, Cost and performance requirements

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Explorations Go on indefinitely One team or one person working alone Creating the same thing multiple times No constraints on time, cost or performance What a project isn’t

Projects v Not Projects:

Projects v Not Projects

Process Groups:

Process Groups All projects typically go through these five processes Plan Monitor & Control Implement Close Initiate

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A process is a series of actions directed towards a particular result. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Result activity inputs outputs

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Figure 1.1 Project Life Cycle (Gray & Larson, 2006, p6)

PMI and the PMBOK:

PMI and the PMBOK www.pmi.org PMP certification Google PMBOK.pdf

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There are alternatives to PMI Project Management Organisation Head office Number of members PMI USA 240,000 IPMA Europe 30,000 APM UK 15,000 AIPM Australia 7,100

3. The Triple Constraint:

3. The Triple Constraint Also known as the IRON TRIANGLE Time Scope Cost

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Figure 1.1 Triple Constraint of Project Management

The Quadruple Constraint:

Quality The Quadruple Constraint Warning: Quality has many definitions Time Scope Cost

4. What is Project Management?:

4. What is Project Management? Advantages of Project Management Better control of financial, physical, and human resources Improved customer relations Shorter development times Lower costs Higher quality and increased reliability Higher profit margins Improved productivity Better internal coordination

5. The Project Manager:

5. The Project Manager Week 6 – Leading Teams Week 7 – Managing Teams

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(Schwalbe, 2006, p17)

6. Importance of Project Management:

6. Importance of Project Management Increased use of Project Management Compressed product life cycle Global competition Knowledge explosion Corporate downsizing Increased customer focus Development of Third World and closed economies

7. Project Management Framework:

7. Project Management Framework The PMBOK’s 9 Knowledge areas Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

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Figure 1.2 Project Management Framework

8. Integrated Approach:

8. Integrated Approach Why would a team member be a stakeholder? Stakeholders are people involved in or affected by project activities Stakeholders include: Project sponsor Project manager Project team Support staff Customers Suppliers Opponents to the project

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Project Team Suppliers Customers Opponents Sponsor & Supporters

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The PMBOK’s 9 Knowledge areas Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

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Time Management Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

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Cost management Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

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Scope Management Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

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Quality Management Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

Remember this?:

Remember this? The first four knowledge areas are Core Functions

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The next four knowledge areas are Facilitating Processes Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

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HR Management Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

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Risk Management Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

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Communications Management Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

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Procurement Management Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

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What knowledge area do contract labourers fall into? Contract staff ? HR Management Procurement Management

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Integration Management – pulling it all together Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

What if it’s not Integrated?:

What if it’s not Integrated? Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management

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Figure 1.2 Integrated Management of Projects

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Which ones are most important for projects? Technical skills People Skills Budgeting, Scheduling, Documenting Leading, Motivating, Listening, Empathising

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Figure 1.3 Technical and Sociocultural Dimensions of Project Management

BetterProjects.net:

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