Development Cooperation Handbook/Designing and Executing Projects/Project Time

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Project Management Knowledge Areas.jpg The 9 Topic Areas Of Project Management Knowledge


Time is one of the 9 topic areas of project management knowledge.

Limited time is the one constraint of any project.

Deadlines is what the project team most commonly struggle to maintain the actions within.

In project management there are various tools and procedures that help managing time, like Gants, schedules, work breakdown structures, etc.

Task of the Project Time Management is to describe and execute all those "processes required to accomplish timely completion of the project" (comp. PMBOK3, p. 123).

Processes, phases and tool[edit]

Project Processes Project Phase Key Deliverables
Activity Definition, Activity Sequencing, Activity Resource Estimating, Activity Duration Estimating, Schedule Development Detailed Planning or design stage

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Control the Project Schedule and Manage Schedule Changes Project Execution and Control Example

See also[edit]

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