A paper presented to the International Seminar on Project Management for Developing Countries, September 4 to 6, 1991, in New Delhi, India. The audience was made up of mostly construction people, but much of the following content could equally apply to large projects in other areas of application.

Executive Summary  | Index | Part 1 | Part 2 | Conclusions | References

Project Management Core Functions

As noted earlier, the first four functions: scope, quality, time and cost, are generally considered to be the basic functions of project management. From the sponsor's point of view, these four functions embody the project's basic management objectives, while for those providing services to the project, i.e. design or construction, they constitute constraints. They therefore represent a set of core parameters which are used to control the project.

Introduction to Part 2  Introduction to Part 2

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