Flashcards in PM cards 1-20 Deck (19)
A temporary endeavor that has definite beginning and ending dates, and it results in a unique product, service, or result.
4 criteria must be met for a project to be considered a project.
Unique, temporary, reason and purpose quality, stakeholder satisfaction
1st step in the pre-project setup.
Identifying the project.
Once, the project is identified you will ___________ the project.
How are operations classified?
Ongoing and repetitive, no beginning or ending date.
What is a program?
A group of related projects that are managed together using coordinated processes and techniques.
What does PMO stand for?
Project Management Office
What is project management?
Is the ability to administer a series of chronological tasks resulting in a desired goal.
What does PMBOK stand for?
Project Management Body of Knowledge
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.
What authority does a project manager have in a functional organization?
Very little authority in this type of organization.
In this type of organization project managers have very little authority and each supervisor has a supervisor to report to.
What are 3 types of matrix organizations?
Weak Matrix, Balanced Matrix, Strong Matrix
How are matrix organizations typically organized?
All department lines, like a functional organization.
The resources in a ______________ organization are accountable to the project manager
The resources in a ______________ organization are not accountable to the project manager, but rather to their immediate supervisors.
Team members working in a ____________ generally report to two people, their functional manager and their project manager.
In a typical matrix organization _________ managers assign employees to the project, while __________ managers assign tasks associated with the project to the employee.