Project Management in rural Maharashtra: The Start

As a project manager you should be able to handle different industries with same or similar project methodology. 

I was able to test this requirement when my wife and Myself spent half a year as management consultants and project managers for a NGO in rural Maharastra (India). The main task was the improvement of quality and financials.

The linked article   describes in detail the challenges of the Indian education system and the specific challenges for NGO driven schools as a result of the Indian education system.

A more personal view about this time you can find by following this link to our German blog.

But with the following specific blog I would like to share the lessons learned regarding project management. Which tools were used? Which experiences did we make while adapting the pm methodology? What are the main drivers? I will make use of PMI methodology and discuss the topics based on the knowledge areas described in the PMBOK® Guide.

  • Integration Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Scope Management
  • Resource Management
  • Schedule Management
  • Cost Management
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Management
  • Procurement Management (not applicable in this project)
  • Communication Management

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