CHAPTER5

Starting Off on the Right Foot

In This Chapter

  • Learning the project life cycle
  • Differences between a project life cycle and a product life cycle
  • Project life cycle phase one: defining your project

No matter how big or how small a project is, the simple fact is that as a project manager you are operating within a larger context. That context is the environment and corporate culture that exist within the organization where you work. Any project manager who doesn’t recognize how significant these things can be is in for a rude awakening. In this chapter, you take a look at how to organize the project and factor in the environment, too! ...

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