Explore BrainMass
Share

Tools Project Managers Can Use

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

Because projects differ from the ongoing operations of a firm, managing them presents a new set of challenges. What are some tools project managers can use to deal with this evolution?

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 6:59 am ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/business/management-tools-and-techniques/tools-project-managers-485695

Solution Preview

Project Management Tools

PERT (Program Evaluation Review Technique)
PERT is a planning and control tool used for defining and controlling the tasks necessary to complete a project. In this, following criteria can be used to deal the project:

Agreement on the Goals of the Project: In this process to deal the project, managers should first try to do agreement among the project team and management on the goals of the project. In this, clear goals always keep the project on the right track and avoid the interruption of staff, management, stakeholders or investors due to ongoing operations (DuBrin, 2011). This tool can remove the arising personnel challenges such as different needs and skills sets in staffing for the project and related burden on the organization.

Management Support: In this technique, managers should provide authority to project ...

Solution Summary

The tools project managers can use with an evolution are determined.

$2.19
See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Project Management and the use of project management tools

When someone says "project management tool" the first thing that comes to mind is Microsoft Project. Yet that is just one of the many tools available to and required by project managers. Your role as project manager requires you to use a variety of tools to help through the process. The Marketing Manager has asked you to research and write about the various tools that are available to the project manager. Using the Library, the Internet, and any other materials locate and read articles on other project management tools. Describe the basic tools used by project manager and relate this to applications such as Excel, MS project and other packages that automate these processes.

View Full Posting Details