Project Management for Engineers Unit 8: Monitoring and Controlling the Work
Monitoring and control are about adjusting the route to avoid obstacles while maintaining progress towards the project’s objectives. This unit looks at how the project manager stays aware of what is going on in the project, decides what (if anything) to do, involves stakeholders as necessary, and keeps stakeholders informed.
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Steve Browne is a highly experienced project management practitioner and a very popular trainer on the subject. He has managed projects both large and small, including the delivery of multi-million-pound projects and programmes involving more than one country.
Steve has delivered project management training to a wide range of audiences, technical and non-technical, including 10 Downing Street, as well as public, private and VCSE sector organisations across the country.
He is a member of the Association for Project Management (APM) in the UK and of the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the USA. He holds qualifications from both the APM and PMI as well as being a qualified practitioner and accredited trainer for PRINCE2, Agile Project Management, Change Management and Better Business Cases. He also holds qualifications in Benefits Management and the agile method Scrum.
• Recognise unplanned events and deal with them.
• Use Kanban boards to track progress.
• Assess key performance indicator data.
• Report progress appropriately.
• Identify when changes need to be made to schedules or budgets.