Chapter 10. Project Management

  1. Jane M. Wiggins

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch10

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

How to Cite

Wiggins, J. M. (2010) Project Management, in Facilities Manager's Desk Reference, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405186612

Online ISBN: 9781444320466

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Keywords:

  • project management;
  • FMs, acting as project managers - for range of projects from small internal moves to major building works;
  • fundamentals of a project - initiation, planning and control;
  • project manager, identifying, seeking and managing project finances and master budgets;
  • project brief, equivalent to project specification;
  • minimum TOR, created using mnemonic BOSCAM;
  • SMART, Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely;
  • project programmes, output of detailed planning of stages and activities of project;
  • FADE project methodology;
  • Projects In Controlled Environments (PRINCE) - project management method, based on formal life cycle of project

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Project management process

  • Fundamentals of project management

  • Project manager (PM) role

  • Responsibilities

  • Project briefs

  • TOR

  • Project programmes

  • Project timescales

  • Quality plan

  • FADE project methodology

  • PRINCE

  • Project planning

  • Planning techniques

  • Gantt charts

  • CPA

  • Project control

  • Risk management

  • Project budget

  • Project teams

  • Project support

  • Project handover