III.C. Project Management

1. Project management tools
Use benefit-cost analysis, potential return on investment (ROI), estimated return on assets (ROA), net present value (NPV), internal rate of return (IRR), portfolio analysis, risk assessment, etc., to analyze project risk, feasibility, and priority. (Analyze)

2. Project planning and estimation tools
Use tools such as critical path method (CPM), Gantt chart, PERT, work breakdown structure (WBS), activity network diagram (AND), etc., to plan projects and estimate related costs.

3. Measure and monitor project activity
Use tools such as cost variance analysis, milestones, actual vs. planned budgets, etc., to monitor project activity against project plan.

4. Project documentation
Use written procedures, project summaries, lessons learned, etc., to document projects.

Project Management Papers and Presentations
Project Management Tools

Project Management Links

  • American Management Association
    http://www.amanet.org/training/seminars/project-management-training.aspx

    AMA’s project management training courses will help you deliver smarter solutions on time and within budget. From basic project management classes to advanced training seminars for senior project managers, AMA delivers the skills needed at every level of your development.

  • Project Management Institute
    http://www.pmi.org/

    Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. We advance careers, improve organizational success and further mature the profession of project management through our globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses and networking opportunities.


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