2. Critically analyse the impact of Project Management Methodologies upon stakeholders
3. Explain and justify the major elements of a Project Management Methodology that might meet the needs of an organisation
Project management can be considered as the process of applications which consists of different processes along with knowledges and skills which are needed for the purpose of achieving the objectives that the project is having. So it can be considered that this is the concept which is associated with helping in the easy implementation and management of the product. Project management is also associated with ensuring the fact that a project is successfully delivered to the clients and so choices of proper project management methodology is to be done which is generally different for every individual organization.so it can be stated that the project management methodology is associated with easier implementation of the project which can also be considered as a significant reason for why the various organizations use and adopt the project management methodologies. The study conducted in last ten weeks along with the tutorials and the lecture notes have been associated with providing a wide view of the various project management methodologies. Besides this it is also easy to understand the impact of the chosen methodology over the project stakeholders along the major elements which are generally associated with the use of the project management methodology in any organization. The project’s success is totally dependent on the appropriate governance of the project and in this the project manager plays a very vital role in order to ensure the success of the project. The consolidated portfolio has been associated with reflecting the learning outcomes of the course have been fulfilled. The learning experiences have also been discussed in the following section of the consolidated portfolio.
course learning outcomes
In the course conducted in the first week we were provided with a general idea about the project management and the major reasons which lies behind the adaptation of the various kind of project management methodologies by the organizations. The understanding of the importance of the project management was quite interesting along with the reasons which lie behind the adaptation of the project management by organizations of various sizes in order to implement any type of project in a successful way. Along with the passing of time during the course I also learnt about the various kind of benefits that an organization can get by making use of the Project management methodologies which would be associated with helping in the making of plans in an effective way along with controlling the various kind of projects in an organization.
In this course I have also understood the importance that project planning is having. The main reason which si responsible for the adaptation of the project management methodologies is that the by having a proper project management methodology the planning would become much easier. I also understood the fact that project management is also associated with helping a lot in overcoming the various type of challenges that are faced by the project. After this course I was also capable of having a clear idea about the various reasons lying behind the adaptation of the project management by organizations of various sizes.
I was associated with working with a software manufacturing company where I was associated with the usage of the agile project management methodology for various kind of projects that the organization is having. In the agile project amangemet methodology there exists testing in each and every pahse of the project which is very important. While attending the course I also gained a theoretical knowledge about the need of having a project management methodology in various type of organizations.
After gaining a knowledge about the basic concept of project management I have understood the fact that a significant role is played by the stakeholders. So it can be stated that making choices regarding the selection of proper project management methodology would be having a huge impact over the stakeholders involved in the project. The project management is also associated with ensuring the creation of a proper communication plan which is to be made for the project in order help in the easy propagation of the information along with the progress report of the project to the stakeholders of the project. During this course I also understood the fact that the project management methodology is associated with playing an integral role I the proper project planning along with the execution of the project. One of the important part is the management of the stakeholders which would be associated with having a huge impact upon the stakeholders involved in the project.
The management of the project is a challenging task so the choice of involving the stakeholders can be considered to be very obvious. During the course we have also been associated with analysing the role that is played by the stakeholders and this can be considered to be an integral part of the project.so the choice of the project management methodologies are expected to have a huge impact over the stakeholders who are involved in the project.
The course has been associated with providing help in the process of gathering practical knowledge about the importance of the stakeholders in a project. There is a need of managing the stakeholders who are involved in the project and they are associated with playing an integral role while ensuring the stakeholders that they are informed about every processes involved in a project in a proper time. This course has also been associated with helping me understand the importance of the stakeholders in the projects along with the impact on the choice of selecting the right project management methodology.
Once the course have been completed I have understood the fact that the major element of the project that is to be adopted by the organization for the purpose of managing the project is the proper scheduling and the management of the project. Another significant role is played by the project management is the timely completion of the project within a budget which has been allocated. And for doing this it is very much important to identify the scope of the project. So the scope of project is considered to be another important part of the project management methodology that is to be adopted any organization. In case if the scope is not identified in a proper way then the project might get delayed or might get executed in an improper way. After this course I have also understood the fact the planning acts a very vital role in the success of the project. This is important because it plays a very important role in the implementation of the project. One of the important elements of project planning is proper requirements identification and gathering.
From the lectures a wide knowledge has been gained regarding the different aspects and the elements of the project management methodology, besides this the study materials of this course has also be considered as a very important resource for gaining the knowledge. While working as an intern in the software project has been greatly helpful in the process of gaining a knowledge about the various kind of process and the necessity of gathering the information in the project. These 12 weeks learning has been associated with providing a complete understanding of the project management methodologies and the most important elements of the project management methodologies. The choice of the project management methodology depends on the type of the project and therefore the important elements of the project methodology vary in different projects. The weekly portfolio have considerably helped me in brushing up the theoretical knowledge of the project methodologies.
Discussion and Conclusion
Throughout 12 weeks of learning about project management methodologies, I have understood the fundamental knowledge regarding the needs of project management methodologies in various kind of organizations. The major reason which lies behind the adaptation of the various kind of methodologies has also been evaluated in this report. The project methodology is chosen according to the type of project along with the size of the organization. Consideration of all the key element needs to be done during the choosing of the right methodology in order to achieve success during the project which is also largely dependent upon the approach that is taken for competing the project. By this course I have understood the importance of the project stakeholders as well and I have also understood the need of keeping the stakeholders engaged with the project, proper evaluation of the communication between the team members is also to be done, the main reason for considering the project management methodology which has increased considerably over the years is also to be done for executing the project successfully and complete it without any kind of problems, the project managers have the responsibility of making proper selection of the project management methodologies which would be associated with ensuring the success of the project.
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