What Are the Types of Project Management

Adriana Girdler

A CLEAR breakdown of the different types of project management! There are many different types of project management methodologies. When you’re getting started with project …

A CLEAR breakdown of the different types of project management!

There are many different types of project management methodologies. When you’re getting started with project management, it’s important to understand all of them so that you can pick which one works the best for your projects.

Here’s an overview of some different methodologies to give you a better understanding of the different types of project management.

Keep in mind that methodologies are just that… methodologies. The approach you take to your projects is going to depend on what kind of project you’re managing and what happens to work best for that particular project.

Waterfall Project Management

Waterfall Project Management is the most traditional project management method and it’s very linear in the way that it is executed.

Waterfall Project Management is broken into different phases, and you can’t move on to the next phase until you finish everything in the current one.

An example?

You can’t build a house without a foundation… and you can’t build a foundation unless you dig out a place for it.

Waterfall methodology is a great way to ensure that you’re following the project management methodology step-by-step without missing anything.

Agile Project Management

Agile is an iterative approach that focuses on continuous release of requirements and customer feedback.

Agile is about looking at smaller requirements, going through the cycle, and then moving on to the next set of requirements.

There are multiple different types of project management that fall into the agile methodology.

I break those down for you in my latest YouTube video. Head to YouTube with me to watch it!

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Adriana Girdler, PMP | Creator of Slay Project Management

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Adriana Girdler is a project manager, productivity specialist, entrepreneur, professional speaker, facilitator, visioning wizard, and author. As President of CornerStone Dynamics, Adriana is one of Canada’s prominent business productivity and project management specialists—helping both individuals and businesses do what they do, only better. She is a certified master black belt lean six sigma with over 20 years’ experience improving how companies work.

She also holds both PMP (project management professional) and CET (certified engineering technologist) designations. She’s a Tedx speaker, as well as a HuffPost and Thrive Global contributor. She has been interviewed on Global, CBC, CTV, CHCH, 680News Radio, Newstalk 1010, Sirius XM and published in the Globe and Mail and numerous industry magazines. WANT ADRIANA'S FREE ONLINE TRAINING? In 45 min, learn Adriana's 5 project management secrets she use on EVERY project. Sign up for the Free Webinar here: THE FAB FIVE FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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