Managing Telecommunication Project

21 Jul
Project Management Knowledge Areas

Project Management Knowledge Areas

Project Management Definition:  

Project management is the discipline of planning, organizing, planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.

Source: David I. Cleland, Roland Gareis (2006). Global project management handbook. McGraw-Hill Professional, 2006

Project Management Scope

A project is a temporary endeavor, having endeavor, a defined beginning and end (usually constrained by date), but can be by funding or deliverables, undertaken to meet particular goals and objectives, usually to objectives, bring about beneficial change or added value

Source: 1. Chatfield, Carl. “A short course in project management”~Microsoft. 2. The Definitive Guide to Project Management. Nokes, Sebastian.

History of Project Management

  1. First applied in construction
  2. Later applied in large government projects (I.e. Defense)
  3. Telecommunication & software deployment: 15-25% of all projects failed to complete. Dissatisfaction with quality, cost, & timeline of those completed
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