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An introduction to project management

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    • 1. Project Management 1. What is Project Management
    • 2. Week 1
    • 3. Turn your phones off Picture by Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/notionscapital/869847216/
    • 4. Welcome
      • 2 parts
      • Intro – who am I, what we’ll be doing this semester, assessments
      • About projects – The Project Management Framework
    • 5. First
      • Form into 12 Groups
      1st
    • 6. Revision Groups
    • 7. Second
      • Your motivation
      2nd
    • 8. Who wants to be a project manager?
    • 9. Why?
    • 10. Who wants to work with a project manager?
    • 11. When? Where? How?
    • 12. A walk through the course outline Photo by Tricky at flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/sovietuk/1432861455/sizes/o/
    • 13. The textbook
      • Gray, C., & Larson, E. (2006). Project management – The managerial process (3rd ed.). NY: McGraw-Hill. 658.404 G791p3      
    • 14. Revision Week 13 Global IT Project Management Current Issues in Project Management Weeks 10 – 12 Managing Project Teams Project Conflict Management Performance Management Weeks 7 – 9 Managing Project Change Project Marketing Project Leadership Weeks 4 – 6 Project Management Framework Project Selection and Portfolio Management Project Management Plans Weeks 1 – 3
    • 15. B 50% End of semester Final Examination A 15% Week 11, Wednesday 1 st October 4pm Week 7 Team Report A 15% Week 8, Wednesday 10 th September 4pm Week 2 Team Project Proposal (Stage-2) A 10% Week 5, Wednesday 20 th August 4pm Week 2 Team Project Proposal (Stage-1) A 10% Weeks 1-11 Weekly Tutorial Participation Task Type Weighting Due Date Release Date Assessment Task
    • 16.
      • View
      • > Notes Page
    • 17. Week 1
      • The Project Management Framework
    • 18. 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
    • 19. 1. What is a Project?
      • All projects have a beginning, a middle and an end.
      Beginning Middle End
    • 20.
      • A definition:
      • “ A temporary endeavor undertaken to accomplish a unique purpose”
      Beginning Middle End
    • 21.
      • 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
    • 22.
      • More & more IT projects are starting each year
      500K 300K 200K 1998 2001 2002 ?? 2007
    • 23.
      • 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
    • 24.
      • 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
    • 25. 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
    • 26. Projects v Not Projects
    • 27. Process Groups
      • All projects typically go through these five processes
      Close Initiate Plan Monitor & Control Implement
    • 28.
      • A process is a series of actions directed towards a particular result.
      Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Result activity inputs outputs
    • 29. Figure 1.1 Project Life Cycle (Gray & Larson, 2006, p6)
    • 30.  
    • 31. PMI and the PMBOK
      • www.pmi.org
      • PMP certification
      • Google PMBOK.pdf
    • 32.
      • There are alternatives to PMI
      • Numbers from Craig Brown (Sept 2007)
      7,100 Australia AIPM 15,000 UK APM 30,000 Europe IPMA 240,000 USA PMI Number of members Head office Project Management Organisation
    • 33. 3. The Triple Constraint
      • Also known as the IRON TRIANGLE
      Time Scope Cost
    • 34. Figure 1.1 Triple Constraint of Project Management (Schwalbe, 2006, p8)
    • 35. The Quadruple Constraint
      • Warning: Quality has many definitions
      Quality Time Scope Cost
    • 36. 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
    • 37.  
    • 38. 5. The Project Manager
      • Week 6 – Leading Teams
      • Week 7 – Managing Teams
    • 39. (Schwalbe, 2006, p17)
    • 40. (Schwalbe, 2006, p22)
    • 41. 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
    • 42. 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
    • 43. Figure 1.2 Project Management Framework (Schwalbe, 2006, p9)
    • 44. 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
    • 45. Project Team Suppliers Customers Opponents Sponsor & Supporters
    • 46.
      • The PMBOK’s 9 Knowledge areas
      Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management
    • 47.
      • Time Management
      Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management
    • 48.
      • Cost management
      Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management
    • 49.
      • Scope Management
      Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management
    • 50.
      • Quality Management
      Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management
    • 51. Remember this?
      • The first four knowledge areas are Core Functions
    • 52.
      • 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
    • 53.
      • HR Management
      Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management
    • 54.
      • Risk Management
      Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management
    • 55.
      • Communications Management
      Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management
    • 56.
      • Procurement Management
      Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management
    • 57.
      • What knowledge area do
      • contract labourers fall into?
      Contract staff ? HR Management Procurement Management
    • 58.
      • Integration Management – pulling it all together
      Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management
    • 59. What if it’s not Integrated? Integration Management Time Management Cost Management Scope Management Quality Management HR Management Risk Management Communication Management Procurement Management
    • 60. Figure 1.2 Integrated Management of Projects (Gray & Larson, 2006, p13)
    • 61.
      • Which ones are most important for projects?
      Technical skills People Skills Budgeting, Scheduling, Documenting Leading, Motivating, Listening, Empathising
    • 62. Figure 1.3 Technical and Sociocultural Dimensions of Project Management (Gray & Larson, 2006, p13)
    • 63. BetterProjects.net
      • Title page pic care of dbking & CC @ Flickr
      • http://flickr.com/photos/bootbearwdc/20109566/