CHAPTER 1

What is Project Management?

Introduction

Project management has evolved into a profession, a methodology for achieving the desired end-result and advancing toward strategic implementation. More importantly, it is a mindset for doing business.

Any and every challenge can be met with the project management approach given clarity of objectives, and the desired outcomes are realizable akin to the dream of landing on the moon for the first time.

Works related to project management began back in the 1950s with the creation of tools for planning and scheduling of construction projects In the construction and aerospace industries those enjoy the motherhood of project management. The old perception of project management as a planning tool largely ...

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