Demonstrate that you understand project management principles.
a. Describe the background and principles of project management
Project management is a planned and structured effort to achieve an objective or is the process of managing, allocating, and timing available resources to achieve the desired goal of a project in an efficient and expedient manner, for example, creating a new system or constructing a project. Project management is widely recognized as a practical way of ensuring that projects meet objectives and products are delivered on time, within budget and to correct quality specification, while at the same time controlling or maintaining the scope of the project at the correct level.
Project management includes developing a project plan, which includes defining and confirming the project goals and objectives, …show more content…
Good communications management means expending effort on communicating information which contributes to project success or where lack of information can lead to failure. We will do this by identifying the correct target audience for different categories of communications.
Both formal and informal methods will be used to share information. Formal communication methods are those that follow well defined procedures, while informal communications are more casual. Weekly status reports that contain information about progress and issues are a well known formal communication tool. Other examples include decision requests, and risk logs. Voice mail messages and conversations over lunch or coffee are examples of informal communications which we will document when pertinent.
Communications Management is implemented through three essential processes, all of which will be a joint responsibility of our Project Manager and your Project Manager. The processes