Project management is the discipline of using principles, procedures and tools to manage a project from conception through completion. Stages are initiation, planification, execution and control, and closing. The unique outcomes of a project are called the deliverables.
A project is undertaken by a team lead by a project manager. In addition of leading the team, a project manager needs to work closely with all stakeholders and have strong communication and negotiation skills.
Project management is often abbreviated as PM, hence the name of this website: projectmanagementcourse.pm