CHAPTER 1

Introduction to Project Management

Welcome to Project Management Essentials! Whether you have been managing projects for years, are tasked with managing your first project, or are just interested in learning more about project management, this book will be a great resource for you. We’ll not only go through best practices from start to finish of a project life cycle, but we’ll also provide you with templates and examples from a variety of organizations.

The purpose of this chapter is to help you:

1. Describe measures of project success on your projects and use that knowledge to guide your planning and implementation.

2. Determine the project life cycle you will use, whether predictive (traditional or Waterfall), adaptive (Agile), or ...

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