Now that you understand some of the background and principles governing the Project Management for Profit system, we’re going to dive into the nitty-gritty of the system itself, the inner workings. We’ll show you exactly how it operates, mostly through the use of simple examples. We’ll describe how to derive the numbers you’ll need, and how to use those numbers to keep your projects on track and on budget. If your projects are relatively small, you can track them manually using this system. If they’re larger, you can check out our software on the Web or do your own programming. What matters is the way the system works, not the particular platform it works on.
We’ll begin with what seems like the simplest part: ...