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Project Managers Portable Handbook, Third Edition, 3rd Edition by Lewis Ireland, David Cleland

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SECTION 1THE DISCIPLINE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

1.1 Project Success or Failure

1.2 Project Management: A Distinct and Changing Discipline

1.3 Project Management Competence

1.4 A Project Management Philosophy

1.5 Benefits of Project Management

1.6 Ethics in Project Management

1.7 Project Life Cycle

1.8 Project Management Bodies of Knowledge and PM Certification

1.9 Project Management Process

1.10 Program Management

1.1 PROJECT SUCCESS OR FAILURE

1.1.1 Introduction

It is important to be able to anticipate whether a project will be either a success or a failure. Success or failure is determined by the measures applied for evaluating the project during its life cycle—and when it is complete. Looking ahead and determining those actions that contribute ...

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