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Project Management Practices<br />Irvin Fitzgerald<br />Tyler Click<br />Charnette Ingram<br />Colorado Technical Universi...
Project Management History<br /><ul><li>Roman Architecture 
Egyptian Architecture 
Late 1800’s, early 1900’s was the beginning of the industrial revolution. </li></ul>By: Irvin Fitzgerald<br />
Major Contributors<br /><ul><li>Henry Gantt
Developer of the Gantt Chart.
Frederick W. Taylor
Developer of the scientific approach                  method.
William Fazar
Developer of Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT).</li></ul>By: Irvin Fitzgerald<br />
Significant PM Events in History<br />William Fazar’s PERT development during the U.S. / Russia missile race. <br />The fl...
PM Organizations<br /><ul><li>Project Management Institute
International Project Management Association
The American Society for the Advancement of Project Management
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  1. 1. Project Management Practices<br />Irvin Fitzgerald<br />Tyler Click<br />Charnette Ingram<br />Colorado Technical University<br />MPM401-0901A-06<br />Project Management Theory<br />Professor: Thomas Tu<br />January 27, 2009<br />Colorado Technical University<br />
  2. 2. Project Management History<br /><ul><li>Roman Architecture 
  3. 3. Egyptian Architecture 
  4. 4. Late 1800’s, early 1900’s was the beginning of the industrial revolution. </li></ul>By: Irvin Fitzgerald<br />
  5. 5. Major Contributors<br /><ul><li>Henry Gantt
  6. 6. Developer of the Gantt Chart.
  7. 7. Frederick W. Taylor
  8. 8. Developer of the scientific approach method.
  9. 9. William Fazar
  10. 10. Developer of Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT).</li></ul>By: Irvin Fitzgerald<br />
  11. 11. Significant PM Events in History<br />William Fazar’s PERT development during the U.S. / Russia missile race. <br />The flight of Apollo 11<br />
  12. 12. PM Organizations<br /><ul><li>Project Management Institute
  13. 13. International Project Management Association
  14. 14. The American Society for the Advancement of Project Management
  15. 15. The International Association of Project and Program Management
  16. 16. PMI Specific Interest Groups (SIGs)
  17. 17. The American Academy of Project Management </li></li></ul><li>Project Management Institute (PMI)<br />PMI, is a non-profit project management professional association that provides global leadership in the development of professional standards, certifications, research, publications, education and training. <br />Standards, is a document that was established by a consensus-based process that provides guidelines, rules, and characteristics for the topic of discussion. <br />There are five categories that standards have:<br />projects <br />programs <br />people <br />organizations<br />profession <br />
  18. 18. PMBOK<br />The Founders<br />James Snyder<br />Eric Jenett<br />Edward Engman<br />J. Gordon Davis<br />The Knowledge Areas<br />
  19. 19. PMBOK<br />Integration<br />Beginning the Project<br />Scope<br />Defining the Project<br />Time Management<br />Keeping to the Schedule<br />
  20. 20. PMBOK<br />Cost<br />Staying Within the Budget<br />Quality<br />Planning for Quality Assurance<br />Human Resources<br />The Team<br />Communications<br />The Flow of Information<br />Risk<br />Keeping Risk at a Minimum<br />Procurement<br />Selling the Final Product<br />
  21. 21. Project Lifecycle Phases<br />There are five phases of the project lifecycle that can assist with the completion of the project:<br />Initiation<br />Planning<br />Execution<br />Monitoring and Controlling<br />Closure<br />
  22. 22. Knowledge Areas<br />There are nine knowledge areas of the project lifecycle:<br />Integration<br />Scope<br />Time<br />Cost<br />Quality<br />Human Resource<br />Communications<br />Risk<br />Procurement<br />
  23. 23. Skills of a Successful Project Manager<br />Leadership<br />Developmental Capabilities<br />Time Management<br />Communication<br />
  24. 24. Resources<br />A Quick View on the History of PMBOK. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2009 from http://theartofservice.com/PMP/PMP/A-Quick-View-on-History-of-PMBOK.html<br />Clements, J., & Gido, J. (2009). Successful Project Management (4th Edition). South-Western Cengage Learning: Mason, OH<br />Department of Construction and Technology. (n.d.). The Sputnik Crisis. Retrieved January 25, 2009, from <br />Freedman, Rick (2002) Encourage Success by Following PMI’s Knowledge Areas. Retrieved on January 27, 2009 from www.articles.techrepublic.com/5100-10878_11-1051548.html<br /> http://ekt.bme.hu/CM-BSC-MSC/PERTReadings03.pdf<br />PMBOK Guide Knowledge Areas. (n.d.). Retrieved January 22, 2009 from http://www.vtc.com/products/PMBOKPart2/PMBOKGuideOverview/75022<br />
  25. 25. Resources<br />Project Management Institute (2008) Retrieved on January 26, 2009 from http://www.pmi.org/Pages/default.aspx<br />Project Manager Job Description. (n.d.). Retrieved January 13, 2009 from http://www.mariosalexandrou.com/free-job-descriptions/project-manager.asp<br />Sandrone, V. (1997). Skymark. F. W. Taylor & Scientific Management. Retrieved January 25, 2009, from <br />Skillsoft (2007) Project Management Institute – PMI Certification Program. Retrieved on January 26, 2009 from http://www.skillsoft.com/about/credit_programs/credential_programs/pmi.asp<br />http://www.skymark.com/resources/leaders/taylor.asp<br />Stretton, A. (1993). PM World Today. A Short History In Project Management. Retrieved January 25, 2009, from http://www.pmforum.org/library/second-edition/2007/PDFs/Stretton-10-07.pdf<br />Unc. (2002). ME450 Gantt Chart Handout. Retrieved January 25, 2009, from http://www.bme.unc.edu/~bob/me450_gantt_chart_handout.pdf<br />

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