IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL:
Review the relationship between scope, schedule, quality, and cost
Identify ways to assign resources to meet objectives
Understand methods for optimizing the schedule
Review business decisions that affect project variables
“There is such a choice of difficulties that I am myself at a loss how to determine.”
To be a project manager, you had better be able to juggle. Your aim is to balance the project’s objectives and scope with the constraints of time, money, scope, and quality; and the realities of change requests, risks, and the ebb and flow of day-to-day progress. At the same time, you must temper the moods of your project team—from organizational inertia, ...