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Project management 1

  1. 1. <ul>Project Management for Success <ul><ul><li>Bright Ighoroje
  2. 2. [email_address]
  3. 3.
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  5. 5. Preview <ul><li>Based on the Project Management Body of Knowlege (PMBOK) version 4
  6. 6. Prepares you for the qualifying exams for Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) Certifications </li></ul>
  7. 7. Recommended References
  8. 8. Who is here today? <ul>Class Introduction <li>My Name is .......................
  9. 9. I am a ................................
  10. 10. How many of you are
  11. 11. (i) currently
  12. 12. (ii) interested in
  13. 13. managing projects? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Training Schedule <ul><li>Module 1 </li><ul><li>Introduction to project management
  15. 15. Project life cycle and organisation </li></ul><li>Module 2 </li><ul><li>Overview of project management process groups
  16. 16. Project integration management </li></ul><li>Module 3 </li><ul><li>Project scope management
  17. 17. Project time management </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Module 4 </li><ul><li>Project cost management
  19. 19. Project quality management </li></ul><li>Module 5 </li><ul><li>Project human resource management
  20. 20. Project communication management </li></ul><li>Module 6 </li><ul><li>Project risk management
  21. 21. Project procurement management </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Module 7 </li><ul><li>Introduction to Project Management Information Systems
  23. 23. Project Management Case Studies </li></ul><li>Module 8 </li><ul><li>Review of PMBOK
  24. 24. Project Management Professional Examination
  25. 25. Other Project Management Standards
  26. 26. The Next Level </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Project Management
  28. 28. <ul>Module 1 <ul><li>Introduction to project management
  29. 29. Project life cycle and organisation </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Introduction to Project Management <ul><li>What is a project?
  31. 31. What is project management?
  32. 32. Who is a project manager?
  33. 33. What is the PMBOK ? </li></ul>
  34. 34. Discussion <ul>What is a project? </ul>
  35. 35. What is a project <ul>” A project is a temporary endeavour undertaken to produce a unique product, service or result ” - PMBOK v4 </ul>
  36. 36. Characteristics of a project <ul><li>A project is temporary
  37. 37. A project is unique
  38. 38. A project is progressively elaborated </li><ul><li>” Progressive elaboration” means developing in steps, and continuing by increments” </li></ul><li>A successful projects is one that meet its objectives </li></ul>
  39. 39. Projects vs Operations <ul><li>While projects are temporary and unique, operations are ongoing and repetitive.
  40. 40. The purpose of a project is to attain its objective and then terminate. Conversely, the objective of an ongoing operation is to sustain the business.
  41. 41. A project concludes when its specific objectives have been attained, while operations adopt a new set of objectives and the work continues. </li></ul>
  42. 42. Examples of projects ...
  43. 43. How do Projects Originate? <ul><li>A market demand
  44. 44. An organizational need
  45. 45. A customer request
  46. 46. A technological advance
  47. 47. A legal requirement </li></ul>
  48. 48. What is Project Management? <ul>” Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements” - PMBOK v4 </ul>
  49. 49. Managing Projects involves ... <ul><li>Identifying requirements
  50. 50. Establishing clear and achievable objectives
  51. 51. Balancing the competing demands for quality, scope, time, cost, quality, resources and risk
  52. 52. Adapting the specifications, plans, and approach to the different concerns and expectations of the various stakeholders </li></ul>
  53. 53. Project Management Processes <ul><li>Initiating
  54. 54. Planning
  55. 55. Executing
  56. 56. Monitoring and Controlling
  57. 57. Closing </li></ul>
  58. 58. <ul>Who is responsible for achieving the project objectives? </ul>
  59. 59. Characteristics of Good Project Managers <ul><li>Excellent communication skills
  60. 60. Excellent planning skills
  61. 61. Excellent budgeting skills
  62. 62. Excellent conflict resolution skills
  63. 63. Excellent leadership skills
  64. 64. Excellent motivators
  65. 65. Excellent Management skills
  66. 66. Excellent Interpersonal skills </li></ul>
  67. 67. General Management Skills <ul><li>Financial management and accounting
  68. 68. Sales and marketing
  69. 69. Contracts and commercial law
  70. 70. Manufacturing and distribution
  71. 71. Strategic planning, tactical planning, and operational planning
  72. 72. Organizational structures and staffing
  73. 73. Health and safety practices
  74. 74. Information technology </li></ul>
  75. 76. What About Expertise? <ul><li>Much of the knowledge and many of the tools and techniques for managing projects are unique to project management
  76. 77. Effective project management requires </li><ul><li>The Project Management Body of Knowledge
  77. 78. Application area knowledge, standards, and regulations
  78. 79. Understanding the project environment
  79. 80. General management knowledge and skills
  80. 81. Interpersonal skills </li></ul></ul>
  81. 82. Project Management Body of Knowledge <ul><li>The primary purpose of the PMBOK is to identify that subset of the Project Management Body of Knowledge that is generally recognized as good practice.
  82. 83. The PMBOK also provides and promotes a common lexicon for discussing, writing, and applying project management. Such a standard lexicon is an essential element of a profession.
  83. 84. The PMBOK is a very popular, but not the sole project management standard. </li></ul>
  84. 85. What is 'Good Practice'? <ul><li>'Good practice' means that there is general agreement that the correct application of these skills, tools, and techniques can enhance the chances of success over a wide range of different projects.
  85. 86. Good practice does not mean that the knowledge described should always be applied uniformly on all projects; the project management team is responsible for determining what is appropriate for any given project. </li></ul>
  86. 87. What the PMBOK Contains <ul><li>The knowledge of project management described in the PMBOK consists of: </li><ul><li>Project life cycle definition
  87. 88. Five Project Management Process Groups
  88. 89. Nine Knowledge Areas </li></ul></ul>
  89. 90. Knowledge Areas <ul><li>The knowledge areas describe the key competencies that project managers must develop
  90. 91. PMBOK specifies nine knowledge areas
  91. 92. The knowldge areas and the proccess groups form the core of the PMBOK </li></ul>
  92. 93. PMBOK Knowledge Areas <ul><li>Project Scope Management </li><ul><li>Involves defining and managing all the work required to successfully complete the project. </li></ul><li>Project Time Management </li><ul><li>Includes estimating how long it will take to complete the work, developing appropriate project schedules. </li></ul><li>Project Cost management </li><ul><li>Consists of preparing and managinh the budget for the project </li></ul></ul>
  93. 94. <ul><li>Project Quality Management </li><ul><li>Ensures that the project will satisfy the stated or implied needs for which it was undertaken </li></ul><li>Project Human Resource Management </li><ul><li>Concerned with making effective use of the people involved with the project. Leadership and motivation is included </li></ul><li>Project Communications Management </li><ul><li>Involves generating, collecting, disseminating, and storing project information </li></ul></ul>
  94. 95. <ul><li>Project Risk Management </li><ul><li>Involves identifying, analyzing, and responding to risks related to the project </li></ul><li>Project Procurement Management </li><ul><li>Involves acquiring or procuring goods and services that are needed for a project from outside the performing organization. </li></ul><li>Project Integration Management </li><ul><li>Is an overarching function that affects and is affected by all other knowledge areas </li></ul></ul>
  95. 96. Project Management Context <ul><li>Sub-projects
  96. 97. Program management
  97. 98. Portfolio management
  98. 99. Project management office (PMO) </li></ul>
  99. 100. Sub-projects <ul><li>Projects are frequently divided into more manageable components or subprojects
  100. 101. The individual subprojects can be referred to as projects and managed as such.
  101. 102. Subprojects are often contracted to an external enterprise or to another functional unit in the performing organization.
  102. 103. Examples... </li></ul>
  103. 104. Programs and Portfolios <ul><li>A program is a group of related projects managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits and control not available from managing them individually.
  104. 105. A portfolio is a collection of projects or programs and other work that are grouped together to facilitate effective management of that work to meet strategic business objectives
  105. 106. The projects or programs in the portfolio may not necessarily be interdependent or directly related </li></ul>
  106. 107. Project Management Office <ul><li>A project management office (PMO) is an organizational unit to centralize and coordinate the management of projects under its domain.
  107. 108. A PMO oversees the management of projects, programs, or a combination of both.
  108. 109. The PMO focuses on the coordinated planning, prioritization and execution of projects and subprojects that are tied to the parent organization’s or client’s overall business objectives. </li></ul>
  109. 110. Key Features of PMO <ul><li>Shared and coordinated resources across all projects administered by the PMO
  110. 111. Identification and development of project management methodology, best practices, and standards
  111. 112. Clearinghouse and management for project policies, procedures, templates, and other shared documentation
  112. 113. Centralized configuration management for all projects administered by the PMO </li></ul>
  113. 114. <ul>What type of project manager do you want to be? </ul>
  114. 117. <ul>??? </ul>