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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office Project 2007 by QuantumPM, LLC

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Chapter 3. Microsoft Project and the Project Management Domain

In this chapter

History of Project Management

Exploring Project Management Industry Standards

WBS, Phases and Control Points, Methodologies, and Life Cycles

Using Microsoft Project with Methodologies and Life Cycles

Accommodating Teaming Styles

Consultant’s Tips

 

Chapter 3 provides the context for the use of Microsoft Project within the domain of project management. It identifies accepted standards and methodologies that are in use within the field and provides some examples of how they are used with Project.

History of Project Management

When Patrick Henry said, “I know of no way of judging the future but by the past,” he could have been talking about project management. When faced ...

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