CHAPTER 2

Managing a Project

In this chapter, you will

• Learn how a project moves through phases

• Discover how to work with project stakeholders

• Understand how different organizations operate

• Learn the types of organizational structures and their characteristics

You’ve got lots of work to do as a project manager: meetings, planning, coordination, leading the project team, and ensuring that the project work is done according to the project plan. You’re with the project all the way, from the get-go to the final closure report. You work with project stakeholders to gather requirements, keep them posted on the progress, and manage their influence over the project as much as possible. It’s an ongoing job that ends just after the project work ...

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