Project Management Institute


  • Project Management Quarterly

    Project management and the planning process

    By Devlin, Harry Most discussions on managing construction projects focus on controlling the building phase and ignore the significance of managing the planning stage. This article explains why construction project…

  • Project Management Quarterly

    Linear programming

    By Swanson, Lloyd A. Most project managers understand that crashing multiple project activities--those both on and off the critical path--can greatly reduce project duration and final cost, despite the fact that…

  • Project Management Quarterly

    Flowcharting--an aid to project management

    By Staples, Robert G. Graphical presentations--more specifically, flowcharts--enable project managers to succinctly illustrate a project's objectives and long-range plans. These flowcharts also help project managers…

  • Project Management Quarterly

    Managing the small and medium-size project

    By Fogel, Irving M. The project manager's job is to ensure that a project is completed as planned. This individual does not do all the work to realize the end product but rather manages the process that creates this…