Project management basics
What you will learn in this chapter
- The A-B-Cs of good project and initiative management
- Techniques for tracking projects and setting milestones
- How to create a master plan
Project management is something every manager has to do. Projects can be big or small, strategic or operational, aimed at cost-cutting, growth or process improvement. They typically involve people, technology and money. Managing projects is about prioritising, defining an objective, establishing a process and roadmap to achieve the objective using defined resources, timescales and success measures. It is not enough to deliver a project on time and on budget – although this is essential. It is also important to deliver the outcome the project ...