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Task 2: What is Project Management? A project is a unique in that it is not a routine/daily operation/activity of an entity, but a specific set of operations/activities designed to accomplish a unique goal. A project team often includes people who don’t usually work together – sometimes from different organizations and across multiple geographies. For e.g. the development of software for an improved business process, the construction of a building or bridge, the relief effort after a natural disaster, the expansion of sales into a new geographic market — all are projects. And all must be expertly managed to deliver the on-time, on-budget results, learning and integration that organizations need. Project management, then, is the…show more content…
8. Dependencies. 9. Risks. 10. Schedule. Let's have a look at these in turn, and see why they are needed, and what we want to achieve with each of them. 1. Aim of Project What do we want to produce? The aim of the project is a mixture of the reasons for doing the project and the benefits that are expected from it. This section of the plan can be either fulfilled by linking to the main business case, or by restating it in language for the expected audience. For example, your business case may have been written for high level approval in your organization. You may want to now put it in terms the project executive expects. Here the main aim of the project is to develop and build new storage facility to store tennis courts material and there timely availability when required for construction of new facility with in scope. 2. Outputs Given the aim of the project, what do we actually need to produce to get there? What will your completed project be made up of? These need to be clearly defined. For example, your project's aim may be to upgrade the IT infrastructure in an organization. Your final output would be a completed computer network, a new computer on every desk, and all appropriate software installed and ready to go. Here output will be the finished output in the form constructed tennis court and to provide agreed repair and maintenance services. Most impertinently output is efficient if it is within budget and outcome will come on time and

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