Understanding Project Management
By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
• Describe the origins and growth of project management as a discipline.
• Define projects and project management and explain the concepts of progressive elaboration and iterative activity as they apply to project management.
• Describe the relationship between projects and the organization, including the roles of programs and portfolios, the function of a Project Management Office (PMO), and the characteristics of functional, projectized, and matrix organizations.
• Identify and describe the five fundamental processes of project management. ...