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Have a specific objective (which may be unique or one-of-a-kind) to be completed within certain specifications Have defined start and end dates Have funding limits (if applicable) Consume human and nonhuman resources (i.e., money, people, equipment) Be multifunctional (cut across several functional lines)

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Project Management: ASystems Approach ToPlanning, Scheduling, andthControlling (9 Edition)ByHarold Kerzner, Ph.D.Chapter OneOverviewOVERVIEW OF PROJECTMANAGEMENTTIMESTCORESOURCESPERFORMANCE/TECHNOLOGYProject Characteristics Have a specific objective (which may beunique or one-of-a-kind) to be completedwithin certain specifications Have defined start and end dates Have funding limits (if applicable) Consume human and nonhumanresources (i.e., money, people,equipment) Be multifunctional (cut across severalfunctional lines)Project Management Project PlanningDefinition of work requirementsDefinition of quantity and quality of workDefinition of resources needed Project monitoring Tracking progress Comparing actual outcome to predictedoutcome Analyzing impact Making adjustmentsPROJECT MANAGEMENT IS THEART OF CREATING THEILLUSION THAT ANY OUTCOMEIS THE RESULT OF A SERIES OFPREDETERMINED, DELIBERATEACTS WHEN IN FACT IT WASDUMB LUCK !Multiple Boss ReportingGMSPONSORPMLMAPMAPMPM = Project ManagerAPM = Assistant Project ManagerLM = Line or Functional ManagerLMLMWHY USE PROJECT MANAGEMENT ?Project Management andproductivity are related!MATURITY IN PROJECT MANAGEMENTIS LIKE A THREE - LEGGED STOOL.THE LEGS REPRESENT THE: Project Manager Line Manager(s) Executive Management (i.e... Project Sponsor)Maturity cannot exist without stabilit

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