Week 9: Project Resource Management

Project Resource Management is focused on managing all of the human and non-human resources for the project. It is defined in PMBOK as: "the processes to identify, acquirre, and manage the resources needed for the successful completion of the project. These processes help ensure that the right resources will be available to the project manager …

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Week 6: Project Quality Management

This week we will look at Project Quality Management - this video provides a simple introduction: We will first look at the coverage of project quality management from the PMBOK to understand the processes that are advocated. Then we will consider approaches to modern quality management that underlie the processes in the PMBOK. Modern quality …

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Week 5: Project Scope Management

In this week of the course we will look at project scope management, examining the reasons that projects often exceed their scope and the processes from the PMBOK that are intended to minimise this. The following video is a humorous illustration of the expansion of scope in a project: The PMBOK describes project scope management …

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Week 4: Project Stakeholders

Project stakeholders have been recognised as critical to the success of projects in recent years. Increasing emphasis on project stakeholders features in the most recent version of the Project Management Body of Knowledge, more strongly than it has in previous versions because a failure to manage stakeholders effectively is thought to have been a frequent …

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Week 1: An Introduction to Project Management

Project management is increasingly important today as projects become larger and more complex and take place on a global basis. The following video highlights significant projects in recent decades: While these projects have been very successful, many others are not, often with severe consequences. The following video was produced to explain to employees why their …

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