Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Project Management Tools for Deliverable

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

    Below is the assignment I need help with.. I have my old paper that I will attach but our system checks for similarity so I need to see if I can get help and someone is good a just rewriting the paper I will attach my old paper from last months class I took and now taking it again cause I am not good at writing. I will call it paper #1. here is the problem below....

    Deliverable Length: 1000 words or more...
    Details: Library Research Assignment
    When someone says "project management tool" the first thing that comes to mind is Microsoft Project. Microsoft Project 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 complete the project management 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, the text book and PMBOK, and any other materials locate and read articles on other project management tools. Describe the basic tools used by a project manager and relate these tools to applications such as Excel, MS project and other packages that are used to automate the project management processes.
    ? Identify the five project lifecycle phases and their components.
    ? Acquire basic knowledge of the contents of the PMBOK.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 11:39 pm ad1c9bdddf


    Solution Preview

    This is a loose re-write of your original composition. There were some parts of your paper I could not work into the re-write because of textual flow issues. I did use an additional reference and included it at the bottom of the page. You will need to flesh out some of the parts to adress the original question posed by your professor. I hope you find this useful on you assignment. Please let me know if additional assistance is needed with this or any future assignment. Thanks.

    1. Identify the five project lifecycle phases and their components.

    A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to achieve a particular aim and to which project management can be applied, regardless of the project's size, budget, or timeline. All projects go through a series of stages during its life regardless of scope or complexity. Project activities must be grouped into phases in order for the project manager and the core team to plan efficiently and organize resources for each activity, and in addition objectively measure achievement of goals and justify their decisions to move ahead, correct, or terminate the project. "Project management is the planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of company resources for a relatively short-term objective that has been established to complete specific goals and objectives (Kerzner, 2006, p. 4)." Furthermore, project management utilizes the systems approach to management by having functional personnel assigned to a specific project. Once a project team is built, an excellent way to make sure milestones and goals are efficiently accomplished is by promoting good communication ...

    Solution Summary

    Project management tools for deliverable are examined.