The importance of practicing sound project management techniques has grown significantly over the past several years. In 2015, President Obama signed the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 (PMIAA). This act intended to enhance accountability in project management and ensure that best practices are used for projects performed by the federal government. It developed an official career path for project managers and recognized the importance of the role of the project sponsor and executive management on the project. This act enforced the development of a standards-based program management policy across the federal government and set up an interagency council on project management so that knowledge sharing could ...
- Chapter 1 What Is a Project?
- from PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, 9th Edition
- Publisher: Sybex
- Released: February 2018