Fundamentals for the Unofficial Project Manager Part A

Without a doubt, the field of project management appears to be the universal language of love among hiring organizations today. At its essence is knowing how to initiate a project, plan for it, implement, monitor, then close it out with budgeting, scheduling and output (deliverables), applied against the ultimate benchmark of quality.

Whether or not you’ve been formally assigned the title of Project Manager, the expectation is that you understand the fundamentals and are ready to engage with your colleagues on the topic. This two part series provides an overview of project management with an emphasis on the key phases, top terminology and basic models associated with this highly impactful discipline.