Conduct Your Own Research What Is Project Management?

Project Management in Operations Management Project management is considered one of the most important functions of an operations manager. A project can be of three types: materials management, service management or both. While materials management is the primary form of project management, service management is a recent addition to the project management


Project management is the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time. A project is a temporary endeavor designed to produce a unique product, service or result with a defined beginning and end (usually time-constrained, and often constrained by funding or staffing) undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives, typically to bring about beneficial change or added value.


Conduct your own research and discuss with the group the following:


  • What is Project Management? 
  • What are the Elements of a Project?
  • What is Scope?
  • Resources
  • Time
  • Money


To post in the discussion board you must do the following:


1) Using APA format create a new thread. Use guidelines indicated above to help you write your post, 


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Reid, R.D., and Sanders, N. (2016). Operations management. 6th ed. Wiley.  ISBN: 978-1118

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