Project Management 1 Quick Overview

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This is the 1st presentation as part of PM Awareness Sessions I\’ve made for my company\’s (ITEC) staff to increase their awareness of PM best practices.

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Project Management 1 Quick Overview

  1. 1. Project Management<br />An Quick Overview<br />MOHAMMAD K. KIWAN<br />PMO MANAGER<br />IMAGE TECHNOLOGIES<br />Part of Project Management Awareness Sessions<br />
  2. 2. Target Audience<br />Executive Directors<br />Line Managers<br />Section Heads<br />Project Team Members<br />Any “want to be a Project Manager”<br />2<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  3. 3. A Basic Question<br />What is Project Management?<br />3<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  4. 4. An Artistic Answer!<br />4<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  5. 5. All Together!<br />5<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  6. 6. What’s missing?<br />6<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  7. 7. Simple Analogy<br />7<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  8. 8. A “Formal” Answer<br />Project Management is “the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements.”*<br />8<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />* PMI Inc. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 3rd edition<br />
  9. 9. Project Management Evolution<br />9<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  10. 10. Project Management vs. Strategic Planning<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />10<br />Implements <br />Organizational Goals and Targets are implemented by undertaking projects and achieving project objectives.<br />
  11. 11. Project Management Essence<br />11<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  12. 12. Digging A Little Deeper<br />12<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  13. 13. Project Management Organizations<br />Project Management Institute (PMI)<br />US based<br />The most regarded<br />PRINCE2<br />UK Based<br />Well regarded<br />Less Known (IPMA)<br />13<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  14. 14. Project Management is NOT …<br />A Software Development Methodology (Waterfall, Agile, Iterative, …)<br />A time schedule only (There are 9 Knowledge areas as per PMI)<br />A usage of Project Management/Tracking Software (MS Project, Primavera) – it is a lot more.<br />14<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  15. 15. PM Balance<br />Project Management is a balance between Science and Art.<br />It is also a balance between Management and Leadership.<br />15<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />
  16. 16. Project Management Knowledge Areas<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Project Management Process Groups<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Project Management Plan<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />18<br />
  19. 19. Questions?<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />19<br />
  20. 20. Thank You<br />Oct. 29th, 2008<br />20<br />

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