Defining the Project
Step 1: defining the project Scope:
Project scope checklist
1. Project objectives
4. Technical requirements
5. Limits and exclusions
6. Review with customers
Step 2: Establishing project priorities
Quality and ultimate success of a project is defined as meeting or exceeding the expectations of the customers or management in term of time (schedule) cost (budget) and performance (scope) of the project
Project Management Trade Off’s
The original parameters are fixed
Given scope of the project which criteria should be optimized?
For which criteria are is it tolerable not to meet the original parameters?
Time Performance Cost
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Step 3: Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
Major Grouping found in WBS
Division and subdivision into smaller and smaller work elements
How WBS helps the Project Manager
OBS (organizational breakdown Structure)
To review in each work package
1. Define work (what)
2. Identifies time to complete work (who long)
3. Identifies time-phase budget (cost)
4. Identifies resources needed to complete for units of work (how much)
5. Identifies a single person responsible for units of work (who).
6. Identifies monitoring points for measuring progress.
Step 4: integrating the WBS with the Organization
Step 5: Coding the WBS...
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