This is just a dip of the toe in the water. Budget forecasting could easily be a day-long session. Important points Spend time here, get as much information as possible Don’t skimp, but don’t inflate…build in some cushion and work with your Finance People. Get the CFO engaged.
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Process Responsibilities The project manager normally is responsible for defining and planning the project. This results in the completion of a Project Definition and a project workplan. Once the project starts, the project manager must successfully manage and control the work, including: Identifying, tracking managing and resolving project issues Proactively disseminating project information to all stakeholders Identifying, managing and mitigating project risk Ensuring that the solution is of acceptable quality Proactively managing scope to ensure that only what was agreed to is delivered, unless changes are approved through scope management Defining and collecting metrics to give a sense for how the project is progressing and whether the deliverables produced are acceptable Managing the overall workplan to ensure work is assigned and completed on time and within budget To manage the project management processes, a person should be well organized, have great follow-up skills, be process oriented, be able to multi-task, have a logical thought process, be able to determine root causes, have good analytical ability, be a good estimator and budget manager, and have good self-discipline. People Responsibilities In addition to process skills, a project manager must have good people management skills. This includes: Having the discipline and general management skills to make sure that people follow the standard processes and procedures Establishing leadership skills to get the team to willingly follow your direction. Leadership is about communicating a vision and getting the team to accept it and strive to get there with you. Setting reasonable, challenging and clear expectations for people, and holding them accountable for meeting the expectations. This includes providing good performance feedback to team members Team building skills so that the people work together well, and feel motivated to work hard for the sake of the project and their other team members. The larger your team and the longer the project, the more important it is to have good team-building skills. Proactive verbal and written communicator skills, including good, active listening skills. Multiple Roles Depending on the size and complexity of the project, the project manager may take on other responsibilities in addition to managing the work. For instance, the project manager may assist with gathering business requirements. Or they may help design a database management system or they may write some of the project documentation. Project management is a particular role that a person fills, even if the person who is the project manager is working in other roles as well.
Describe key competencies that project managers must develop: Core function areas lead to specific project objectives (scope, time, cost, and quality) Facilitating function areas are the means for achieving project objectives (human resources, communication, risk, and procurement management) Knowledge function (project integration management) influences and is influenced by all other areas
Good Charter includes good scope! Put people in charge who have skills in leading and managing projects.
Pole the audience for examples Big Dig Project Fresh What constitutes at successful project? NOTE: I have removed all references to the word ‘business’ That seems a negative connotation to many, particularly in academic circles. EXAMPLE of POOR SCOPE : Let’s put in a new card reader system
ANAGEMENT M ROJECT P within the context of Business Communication Işıl Keskin
Fortune Hotels & Resorts is the world's first international hotel brand with a worldwide portfolio of over 150 hotels in 65 countries, it has been welcoming frequent international travelers for more than half a century. A pioneer in the development of the hotel industry, Fortune Hotels & Resorts properties successfully blend consistent global standards with the distinctive cultures of their locations to deliver a truly authentic and local experience. The property has been operating in Turkey since 2007.
The project will be conducted in Eagean and Mediterrenean regions in Turkey .
To increase the total quality of the tourism industry
Do you think Fortune Hotels & Resorts study is an example of project? If yes, define a project and differenciate projects from other functions carried out in the daily operations of the organization?
Do you think the span of the project is designed effectively?Why or Why not?
Who are the stakeholders and the sponsor in this example?
Explain the steps of interpersonal communication with stakeholders in the very beginning of the project?
What might be communication conflicts in planning and executing phases of the project?
A project is a sequence of unique , complex , and connected activities having one goal or purpose and that must be completed by a specific time , within budget , and according to specifications . What is a Project?
A target goal A defined time ( life span ) Cross organisational participation New or unique Cost and performance requirements Mastering Interpersonal Communication Group Discussions Types of Interviews