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Project Start-Up
Project Start-Up

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Identify the major activities included in project start-up. Explain how the project start-up activities may differ on a highly complex project. The parent organization’s decision-making process influences when …

Types of Schedules
Types of Schedules

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Define the types of project schedules. The schedule develops as the project moves from its early conceptual phase into the execution phase. Image by Cairn SCHEDULES When the scope of the project is being determine…

Creating a Project Culture
Creating a Project Culture

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Describe how project culture is developed and enforced. Describe how differences in culture between stakeholders can influence the project. Describe the role of innovation on projects. Project managers have a unique opp…

Project Scheduling Software
Project Scheduling Software

Learning Objectives Describe the relationship between the choice of software and project complexity. Identify the features that should be considered when selecting software for project management. Low-complexity projects can be managed …

Relevance of Quality Programs to Project Quality
Relevance of Quality Programs to Project Quality

Learning Objectives Identify the similarities between process quality management and project quality management. Identify the differences between process quality management and project quality management. Process vs. Project Quality Man…

Planning and Controlling Project Quality
Planning and Controlling Project Quality

Learning Objectives Define statistical measurement terminology. Identify sources of information for the planning process. Identify and describe the techniques for controlling project quality. Describe the results of planning and controlling…

Estimating Costs
Estimating Costs

Learning Objectives Describe methods of estimating costs. Identify the effects of project phase and complexity on the choice of estimating method. Describe the method of combining cost estimates with a schedule to create a budget. ESTIMATI…

"I Can Do Things Because I Feel Valuable"

This paper examines how authentic project experiences matter to instructional design students. We explored this through a single case study of an instructional design student (referred to as Abby) who participated as a member of an educational simula…