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- Discover the steps involved in project planning.
- Describe the responsibility assignment matrix.
- Explain the use of PERT analysis.
- Discuss the purpose of the Gantt chart and bar graph.
- Discover methods for converting time estimates.
- Learn the process of estimating completion times for projects that have uncertain activity times.
- Define and explain the critical path method.
- Explain project crashing analysis.
- Describe the contrasts between probabilistic and deterministic time estimates.
- Learn about PERT-cost scheduling.
- Explore project management's direct and indirect expenses.
- Examine cultural concerns that could affect the management of a project in a different country.
1. 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.
2. Gantt Charts & Bar Graphs: Henry Gantt's Contributions to Management
This lesson will describe how Henry Gantt revolutionized management practices by providing a graphical representation, also known as the Gantt chart, of work processes that showed scheduling and monitoring projections. Other contributions of Henry Gantt, such as the task and bonus system, will also be discussed.
3. What is Project Management Software? - Definition & Examples
Project management software is software specifically designed to help plan, organize, and manage projects. In this lesson, we'll look at an overview of the general capabilities and types of project management software.
4. What is Project Portfolio Management? - Definition, Process & Tools
Learn about the process you can use to evaluate and choose the portfolio of projects to perform in your organization. Also, become familiar with the features that should be included in the tools you use to manage your project portfolio.
5. What is IT Project Management? - Definition, Tools & Examples
This lesson will provide you with an introduction to IT Project Management and the phases of an IT project. It will also introduce you to some tools that can be used to manage IT projects.
6. Construction Project Management: Definition & Examples
How are construction projects managed? Well, construction management is the process of managing construction projects. Let's step inside the world of construction management.
7. Project Management System: Definition & Example
Project management systems help manage different aspects of projects. This lesson provides an overview of the two types of project management systems.
8. What is a Project Management Framework? - Definition & Examples
This lesson describes how a project management framework assures successful project completion. You will learn what a project management framework is, the stages involved, and the three major parts of the framework.
9. Project Time Management: Definition, Process & Techniques
In this lesson, we will learn about project time management. We'll define the term and explore the process as well as three techniques that can help project managers be more efficient with their time. At the end, test your knowledge with a quiz.
10. Project Management Roles & Responsibilities
The roles and responsibilities required to manage a project can be diverse and specialized to the project. In this lesson, we look at some of the most common project management roles that ensure an effective project.
11. Project Management Scheduling: Tools & Techniques
Scheduling a project is a true skill requiring the project manager to use several tools and techniques. In this lesson, we'll learn how to effectively use tools and techniques to develop a project schedule that's accurate and easy to read.
12. The Triple Constraints of Project Management
In this lesson we will explore the topic of triple constraints. We will learn what three factors make up the triple constraints, and we will explain how they affect one another. The lesson will include various examples and a summary to outline key parts.
13. Extreme Project Management: Methodology & Examples
In this lesson, we'll explore the key concepts of extreme project management to understand what it is, how it works, and why it makes sense in certain situations. Read on to learn more.
14. Agile vs. Waterfall Project Management
What are the differences between the waterfall method and agile methods? When should you use one over the other? In this lesson, we'll find out the answers to these questions.
15. Earned Value: Definition & Example
From time to time, project managers need to know the status of their projects to determine if things are on track. This lesson defines 'earned value' and explains how it is used.
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