4.0 Project Integration Management
4.3 Direct and Manage Project Work
This process is the execution of activities carried out to develop the project plan. The PMBOK states that it is the work defined in the project management plan to achieve the projects objectives. This process is the management of the project.
If the planning phase was done correctly, managing should be somewhat simple. I have experience with managing and monitoring programs. If the planning phase is clear and precise, it enables project managers to keep the project on the path.
Direct and Manage Project Work: Inputs, Tools and Techniques, and Outputs. Reprinted from "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) 5th ed" by Project Management Institute, 2013, p.79. Copyright 2013 by PMI.Inc. Reprinted without permission.
1. Approved change request (Input): This was homework assignment was taken from PMGT 614. This was an example that was used from the bicycle project to develop the approved change request.
2. Work Performance Data (Output): Homework problem from PMGT 614. This assignment showed different techniques to compress a schedule. It showed the activities along with different start and finish times.
3. Bicycle Change Request (Output): Change request for the bicycle schedule in PMGT 614. This is a key output for the Direct and Manage Project work process.