Contemporary Project Management by Timothy Kloppenborg

By Timothy Kloppenborg

Scholars learn how to grasp the main confirmed tools in undertaking administration in addition to interesting new suggestions rising from present and cutting-edge most modern examine with Kloppenborg's modern undertaking administration, 3E. this article introduces time-tested handbook suggestions and innovative computerized options, all in keeping with the most recent PMBOK advisor and built-in with Microsoft venture 2013. The book's concentrated method is perfect for construction robust portfolios that show off venture administration abilities for destiny interviews. All content material is in step with the information components and procedures of the 5th variation of the PMBOK advisor to provide scholars a bonus in turning into qualified venture administration pros (PMP) in the event that they pick out.

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13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. What are the 10 project management knowledge areas? What two project dimensions are components of project performance? How do you define project success? How do you define project failure? List four common causes of project failure. What are three common ways of classifying projects? What is predictive or plan-driven planning, and when should it be used? What is adaptive or change-driven planning and when should it be used? What makes someone a project stakeholder?

10 The five process groups, paraphrased from the PMBOK® Guide, are as follows: 1. Initiating—“define a project or a new phase by obtaining authorization” 2. Planning—“establish the project scope, refine objectives and define actions to attain objectives” 3. Executing—“complete the work defined to satisfy project specifications” 4. Monitoring and controlling—“track, review, and regulate progress and perfor- mance, identify changes required, and initiate changes” 5. Closing—“finalize all activities to formally close project or phase”11 The 10 knowledge areas, paraphrased from the PMBOK® Guide, are as follows: 1.

AGILE 1-5c Scrum Master In agile projects, a new title is introduced—the scrum master. In effect, this is a project manager who serves and leads in a collaborative, facilitating manner. ”27 In this book, these individuals are called core team members. The core team, with the project manager, does most of the planning and makes most of the project-level decisions. The temporary members that are brought on board are called subject matter experts. These people are used on an as-needed basis. 1-6 Overview of the Book Contemporary project management blends traditional, plan-driven and contemporary, agile approaches.

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