In this chapter, you will
• Plan for resource management
• Estimate activity resources
• Acquire the project resources
• Develop the project team
• Manage the project team
• Control project resources
Your project relies on people doing the work, but these people will also need the correct tools, equipment, software, materials, and other necessary resources to complete the project work. You cannot install meters and meters of electrical wiring without the correct people, tools, and equipment. This chapter on resource management addresses both the human resources and the physical resources needed in project management.
First, people—specifically those on your project team—look to you, the project manager, ...