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Mastering Project, Program, and Portfolio Management: Models for Structuring and Executing the Project Hierarchy by Gary Lister

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5. Project Management

Introduction

Just exactly what project management is depends on the organization, the approach, the project, the managers, and a wide variety of factors. It can be an activity. It can also be a discipline, art, science, process, and profession...it really depends...

Project management can be an activity. It can also be a discipline, art, science, process, and profession. It depends upon the organization, context, stakeholders, and a variety of other factors. In broad terms, it usually is used to refer to the management of projects, that is, those activities and tasks required to take specific, unique, and temporary endeavors from start to finish. A project can be something as simple as an afternoon spent detailing your ...

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