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Ch 9: Project Management Definition & Skills

About This Chapter

This chapter will delve into project management definition and skills. Take a look at the role played by a Gantt chart and review examples of project management.

Project Management Definition & Skills - Chapter Summary

These short, engaging lessons discuss the topic of project management definition and skills. Get familiar with project management strategies, and look over examples of project management skills. Other lesson topics covered are:

  • Components and characteristics of project management
  • Project management benefits
  • The meaning of project management skills
  • Steps of project management
  • The role of PERT analysis and project completion

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7 Lessons in Chapter 9: Project Management Definition & Skills
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What is Project Management? - Definition & Examples

1. What is Project Management? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn about the definition of project management. An example of project management will be used to give a general understanding of the topic.

Project Management: Components & Characteristics

2. Project Management: Components & Characteristics

In this lesson we will learn about project management. Specifically, we will explore some of the more common components and characteristics. The lesson will conclude with a summary and a quiz to test your knowledge.

The Benefits of Project Management

3. The Benefits of Project Management

In this lesson, we'll learn about the benefits of project management. Along the way, we'll define a couple of key terms, and then learn about the many advantages of efficient project management.

What Are Project Management Skills? - Definition & Examples

4. What Are Project Management Skills? - Definition & Examples

This lesson discusses the project management role in an organization. We will define this role and explore the skill set that many successful project managers possess.

Project Management Steps

5. Project Management Steps

In this lesson we will learn about project management. There are five major steps with project management, and we will walk through each one. The lesson will conclude with a summary and a quiz.

Gantt Chart in Project Management: Definition & Examples

6. Gantt Chart in Project Management: Definition & Examples

In this lesson we will explore the uses of Gantt charts in project management. We will learn what a Gantt chart is, a little of its history, and see an example of a simple Gantt chart in use.

PERT Analysis & Project Completion

7. PERT Analysis & Project Completion

Time-based decision methods are used a great deal when a manager or company looks at a time-based project. To ensure the project can be done on time, managers use PERT analysis, a tool for estimating the time it will take to complete a project. This lesson will outline PERT and help you to understand how it is used to predict time based projects.

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