Chapter 14

Production project management in practice

14.1 Summary

Once the decision has been made to produce the programme, it is the role of the project manager to take the production project successfully from initiation through to delivery. In partnership with the production team, he or she has to have a clear view of the entire project from start to finish. A successful project is dependent upon each step being completed successfully. This can only be achieved by negotiating with all parties, keeping to the original scope and timetable, and being able to track all elements within the project lifecycle.

This chapter gives an overview of project management in practice using the production project cycle (PPC) approach, and sets out the key ...

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