Web Project Management. INBS 540 DFA – Winter 2008 Barbaros Ozdogan [email protected] Course Requirements. Class Participation – 10% Online Discussion – 20% Assignments – 30% Course Project – 40%. What we’ll learn…. What Project Management for the Web is What the Project Manager does
A project is a sequence of :
- Connected activities
- that has a beginning and an end (a deadline)
- and is carried out to meet a given goal within budget, and according to specification.
Wysocki, Beck, and Crane
This diagram shows the necessary sequence and interdependencies of activities
to achieve the project objective.
…you guessed it: “Scope Creep”
Objectives of Project Management:
To effectively manage time, costs, and resources while providing high-quality solutions and deliverables.
“planning the work and then working the plan”
Clear definition of the deliverables between the customer and project manager
Divide and sub-divide the project into manageable pieces.
WORK BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE.
Define the specific activities and place them in order of execution.
Create a network diagram that has an activity number and a responsible person.
A roadmap to ensure that the project is completed on time and within budget.
Time & Cost
Estimate a cost and time for each activity
(and the pitfalls to avoid)
The cooperative efforts of a team
The use of certain managerial techniques
The use of specialized communication software when the team is composed of distant partners
The use of a common language to communicate...
To solve all the above problems we need a “talented” PROJECT MANAGER