INF342 WK 1 DISCUSSION 1&2

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Ashford 2: – Week 1 – Discussion 1

 
Project Management

 
What is a project?  How does project management differ from other types of management?  What does a project manager do?  Describe at least three interpersonal or leadership skills that are essential for a successful project manager. 

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Ashford 2: – Week 1 – Discussion 2

 
Phases and Steps of PM

 
What are the four phases and eight steps of the project management process (as defined in your text)?  How are these steps and phases connected?  What is the likely outcome if these are not followed?  What is the key difference between a project team member’s focus and a project manager’s focus when it comes to these phases and steps?  Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.