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You will learn the Basic project management concepts and terms. Project integration management tools, techniques, and processes. Project scope and procurement management tools, techniques, and processes. Project time management tools, techniques, and processes. Project cost and risk management tools, techniques, and processes.
Project management types
Project management methods can be applied to any project. It is often tailored to a specific type of project based on project size, nature, industry, or sector. For example, the construction industry, which focuses on the delivery of things like buildings, roads, and bridges, has developed its own specialized form of project management that it refers to as construction project management and in which project managers can become trained and certified.
The information technology industry has also evolved to develop its own form of project management that is referred to as IT project management and which specializes in the delivery of technical assets and services that are required to pass through various lifecycle phases such as planning, design, development, testing, and deployment. Biotechnology project management focuses on the intricacies of biotechnology research and development.
Localization project management includes the application of many standard project management practices to translation works even though many consider this type of management to be a very different discipline.
There is public project management that covers all public works by the government, which can be carried out by government agencies or contracted out to contractors. Another classification of project management is based on the hard (physical) or soft (non-physical) type.
Common among all the project management types is that they focus on three important goals: time, quality, and cost. Successful projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and according to previously agreed quality standards. meeting the Iron Triangle or Triple Constraint in order for projects to be considered a success or failure.
For each type of project management, project managers develop and utilize repeatable templates that are specific to the industry they’re dealing with. This allows project plans to become very thorough and highly repeatable, with the specific intent to increase quality, lower delivery costs, and lower time to deliver project results.