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Project

A temporary endeavor that has definite beginning and ending dates, and it results in a unique product, service, or result.

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4 criteria must be met for a project to be considered a project.

Unique, temporary, reason and purpose quality, stakeholder satisfaction

3

1st step in the pre-project setup.

Identifying the project.

4

Once, the project is identified you will ___________ the project.

Validate

5

How are operations classified?

Ongoing and repetitive, no beginning or ending date.

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What is a program?

A group of related projects that are managed together using coordinated processes and techniques.

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What does PMO stand for?

Project Management Office

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What is project management?

Is the ability to administer a series of chronological tasks resulting in a desired goal.

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What does PMBOK stand for?

Project Management Body of Knowledge

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What is a functional organization?

Classic organizational structure with the staff organized by department. Each department is managed independently with a limited span of control.

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What authority does a project manager have in a functional organization?

Very little authority in this type of organization.

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In this type of organization project managers have very little authority and each supervisor has a supervisor to report to.

Functional Organization

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What are 3 types of matrix organizations?

Weak Matrix, Balanced Matrix, Strong Matrix

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How are matrix organizations typically organized?

All department lines, like a functional organization.

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The resources in a ______________ organization are accountable to the project manager

Matrix

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The resources in a ______________ organization are not accountable to the project manager, but rather to their immediate supervisors.

Functional

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Team members working in a ____________ generally report to two people, their functional manager and their project manager.

Matrix.

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In a typical matrix organization _________ managers assign employees to the project, while __________ managers assign tasks associated with the project to the employee.

functional, project

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In what type of organization does a project manager have low to moderate authority?

Matrix Organization