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Financing and Managing Projects, Volume I by Ashok Panjwani, Nand L. Dhameja

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CHAPTER 1

Project Management

An Overview

After having gone through this chapter, you should be able to

Oversee project examples

Understand the meaning of a project and its distinct characteristics

Appreciate project significance

Understand project categorization

Identify stakeholders of a project and their interest therein

Oversee project instances, examples, and project management practice

Key Terms: Project, Program, Task, Work Package, Project Significance, Mutually Exclusive Project, Independent Project, Contingent Project, Agencies Interested

Projects: Examples

We come across projects which range in size, cost, time frame, and dimension—local, domestic and international. Some examples are

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