Step 1

Understand the basics

Step 1 Understand the basics

THIS CHAPTER COVERS:

  • A short explanation of some essential concepts used in project management.

THE CENTRAL POINT IS:

  • Project management is full of jargon and concepts, many of which are unnecessary unless you are embarking on a large or complex project. However, there is some terminology and some simple project management concepts which are helpful to understand and which will aid you in fulfilling your project.

Setting the scene

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