Covered in this chapter:
•Definition of project management
•Linkage, impact, and influence of scope, time, and cost
•Characteristics of projects, programs, and portfolios
•Delineation between projects and operations
Children walk before they run; they learn how to add and subtract before they learn to multiply or divide; and they learn how to throw a ball before they learn how to play baseball. Project management is not any different. It is hard to plan and manage a project to successful completion with no training. Whether new to project management or looking to refresh your skills, the right place to start is ...