In this podcast is about the project life cycle. It explains why the project lifecycle is important, the different stages in the project lifecycle, the importance of gates and other reviews in the lifcycle. It also discusses the difference between a product and project lifecycle. Finally it finished of discussing how lessons learned are integrated with the project lifecycle and the different types of review that happen during the project lifecycle ,.discuss functions that a project office in a project enviroment. The APMP assessment criteria covered in this podcast include

  • 5.1 define a project life cycle and project life cycle phases (including concept, definition, development, handover and closure and benefits realisation)
  • 5.2 explain why projects are structured as phases (including the use of end of phase reviews, go/no-go decisions and high level planning)
  • 5.3 explain the differences between a project life cycle and an extended life cycle
  • 5.4 outline processes for sharing knowledge and lessons learned throughout projects
  • 5.5 explain the benefits of conducting reviews throughout the project life cycle (including project evaluation reviews, gate reviews, post project reviews, peer reviews, benefits reviews and audits)

This podcast is just part of the parallel learning system for the APM Project Management qualification (APMP). This approach includes a wide range of learning resources included a printed study guide, on-line e-learning, a tutor lead study group and a wide range of project management courses

Direct download: section_5-15-25-35-45-5.mp3
Category:APM Body of Knowledge 6 Edition -- posted at: 12:26pm UTC

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