James W. Marion

Dr. James W. Marion, PMP is an assistant professor with Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide. He is currently the discipline chair and assistant professor of project management and the program chair of the MS in engineering management program. His experience includes leading large organizations in multiple product launches in the United States, Europe, and Asia, as well as significant experience with Japanese companies including NEC and Panasonic. Dr. Marion has a PhD in organization and management with a specialization in information technology management (Capella University). He holds an MS in engineering (University of Wisconsin-Platteville), and a MSc and an MBA in strategic planning as well as a postgraduate certificate in business research methods (The Edinburgh Business School of Heriot-Watt University). Dr. Marion is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Project Management: A Common Sense Guide to the PMBOK, Part One–Framework and Schedule

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02/12/2018

James W. Marion

The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge published by the Project Management Institute provides a roadmap of 47 processes designed to support project managers in all phases of project management. The sheer number of processes and their allocation across process groups and knowledge areas may leave project managers in a quandary about where to start and how to apply the many components of project management processes.

Project Management: A Common Sense Guide to the PMBOK, Part Two–Plan and Execution

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10/24/2018

James W. Marion

Although the terms “plan” and “schedule” are at times used interchangeably, they are in fact very different. A complete project plan contains a project schedule—but it also includes much more than that (e.g., risk management, quality management, human resource management, and procurement). These differences have implications for the layman as well as the experienced project manager and have implications for successful project management practice.