Mgt/437 Project Management

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Project Management Paper
University of Phoenix
MGT/437 - Project Management
Facilitator: Derrick J. Walters
July 19, 2010

Abstract

In this paper, I, a student of University of Phoenix will explain and discuss project management. I will address three main points. I will first answer what is a project. Secondly, I will discuss what are the basic phases of the project lifecycle and their purpose. Finally, I will explain why it's important for organizations to use project management to accomplish tasks.

Table of Context

Introduction ................................................................................................................................... 4

Project ........................................................................................................................................... 4

Project Lifecycle ........................................................................................................................... 4

Importance of Project Management .............................................................................................. 5

Conclusion .................................................................................................................................... 6

References .................................................................................................................................... 8

Project Management Paper
Technology and the marketplace has rapidly changed in the past years creating strains on existing organizational forms. Many organizations have come to the conclusion that the solution to many of their problems is to obtain better control and use of their existing resources (Kerzner, 2006). Organizations are starting to look internally instead of externally and are looking hard at the ways corporate activities are managed. They are looking into using project management (PM). The project management approach is...
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