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“Mike Bender has utilized his huge services to crafting elementary and pragmatic directions on making undertaking administration paintings on your firm. Now it’s as much as you. this can be the way you upload price on your organization.”

Kimi Hirotsu Ziemski, PMP, vice chairman neighborhood kin, PMI SFBAC; writer, When Opposites Collide: management past Gender;

and contributing writer, PMBOK® Guide, 4th Edition


“Were I an govt relocating my association to use new demanding situations, I’d wish this publication to make sure I in achieving the main out of my undertaking portfolio. Michael Bender distills the necessities of venture administration into what executives want to know with no overwhelming them. He treats initiatives as capital investments for executives to accomplish larger returns during this ever tough monetary environment.”

Michael F.Malinowski, PMP, IT supervisor, Exelon company; and writer, IT upkeep: utilized undertaking Management


THE FIRST EXECUTIVE’S advisor to forcing better ORGANIZATIONAL price via venture MANAGEMENT!


• Align undertaking administration with company strategy

• opt for the precise initiatives and oversee them effectively

• constitution your company to advertise larger venture decision-making

• deal with a number of initiatives in advanced globalized environments


As an govt, you recognize there’s just one cause to begin a undertaking: so as to add worth. Now there’s a undertaking administration publication that stocks your standpoint: a e-book that is helping you optimize the worth of tasks and venture administration all through your company. best undertaking administration advisor Michael Bender finds the way to verify all of your tasks totally aid your pursuits and run successfully from begin to end. Bender indicates how you can use balanced portfolio options to force greatest worth from each undertaking, systematically lessen threat in tough-to-manage globalized environments, and increase organizational functionality via strategic outsourcing. As an govt, the rewards or undergo the penalty of venture effects. listed here are the instruments you must get the consequences you’re after—and get them consistently.

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Supporting Elements At this point, we have addressed most of the information an executive needs to understand about project management. Most certainly, the previous discussion is highly condensed. The project manager and project management team have many other activities, tools, and responsibilities. The purpose of this section is to present some additional tools to make the project plan more resilient to interference and risks, and to present typical communication tools that an executive might expect to see in a complete project management plan.

1 Goals breakdown structure hierarchy A note about project requirements: A large number of organizations use requirements as project exit criteria. In other words, the project is deemed complete when the project management team proves to the client that every project requirement has been successfully completed. This is accomplished through a series of tests called the final acceptance test or customer acceptance test. Although it might seem excessive for internal projects, instilling this discipline offers additional benefits and advantages beyond improving project quality.

Create top 4. Create first leg 5. Create second leg 6. Create third leg 7. Create fourth leg 8. Assemble table Note that each work package creates a deliverable or piece of a deliverable. The first work package creates a design document. The second produces all the materials needed for construction. The third creates the top of the table, and so on. Also note that you can outsource each of the work packages. Theoretically, we can hire someone to design the table. We can then hire someone to buy the materials.

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