Category: Project Control

What is the Difference Between Project Controls and Project Management?

What is the Difference Between Project Controls and Project Management?

There are 3 key differences between Project Controls and Project Management:

1- Project Control is one of the Project Management subsets with the primary focus of managing the project’s cost and schedule.

2- Project Manager is directing the work of the project team while the Project Controller advises the team and the Project Manager of possible cost & schedule issues/ recovery plans.

3- Project Controller generates the project’s cost/ schedule information while the Project Manager consumes the information generated and makes decisions for the project.

Deploying project control … is it useful?

What is Project Control ? Project control is one of the project management disciplines based on the management of deadlines and management of resources (human, material or equipment) associated with costs in order to evaluate and optimise the project. Project monitoring is essential throughout the entire project life cycle, from the tender phase through to maintenance. [...]