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Types of Project

+ Adaptive Project Framework (APF)
+ Adaptive Project Framework (APF)

"The co-project manager model is unique to APF," Wysocki notes, "and is a critical success factor for such projects. The most important characteristic is that both parties are equally vested and responsible for the project." Another unique characteristic of the Adaptive Framework is its approach to requirements definition.

+ Agile
+ Agile

What is Agile Project Management? When it comes to agile project management roles, most agile processes - Scrum in particular - do not include a project manager. Agile “project manager” roles and responsibilities are shared among others on the project, namely the team, Scrum Master and product owner.

+ Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM)
+ Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM)

Critical chain project management (CCPM) adds to the present Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK™), as described in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK™ Guide) (Project Management Institute Standards Committee, 1996) and supporting literature, in the areas of project planning, activity performance, and control.

source: pmi.org
+ Critical Path Method (CPM)
+ Critical Path Method (CPM)

The critical path method (CPM) is used extensively by project planners worldwide for developing the project schedule in all types of projects including IT, research, and construction. This method is a basis of the project schedule and is discussed very broadly in the PMBOK Guide.

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+ Extreme Programming (XP)
+ Extreme Programming (XP)

Extreme programming (XP) is a software development methodology which is intended to improve software quality and responsiveness to changing customer requirements.

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+ Kanban
+ Kanban

Kanban is an approach to process change for organizations which uses visualization with a kanban board, allowing a better understanding of work and workflow. It advises limiting work in progress, which reduces waste from multitasking and context switching, exposes operational problems and stimulates collaboration to improve the system.

+ Scrum
+ Scrum

Scrum project management is a methodology for managing software delivery that comes under the broader umbrella of agile project management. It provides a lightweight process framework that embraces iterative and incremental practices, helping organizations deliver working software more frequently.

+ Waterfall
+ Waterfall

Waterfall project management uses a traditional approach towards managing projects. As the term suggests, the phases in a waterfall model flows logically from top to bottom, like a waterfall.

Building
Building

Building construction is the process of adding structure to real property or construction of buildings. The majority of building construction jobs are small renovations, such as addition of a room, or renovation of a bathroom.

Heavy Construction
Heavy Construction

Establishments primarily engaged in specialized activities that may be performed on buildings or on other heavy construction projects are classified in Major Group 17. These include contractors primarily engaged in painting (including bridge painting and traffic lane painting), electrical work (including work on bridges, power lines, and power plants), and carpentry work.

source: osha.gov
Highway Construction
Highway Construction

Major road construction projects can last several months or longer, and may involve significant delays. MDOT is responsible for all state-owned roads/highways with an M, I or US designation (for example: I-94, M-21, US-23).

source: michigan.gov
Industrial
Industrial

Industrial projects are confined to four boundaries and there is better control. The second difference between infrastructure projects and industrial projects is the nature and number of activities involved in the engineering and construction.

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Institutional and Commercial
Institutional and Commercial

So building a corporate HQ is closer to being institutional versus a typical spec 'commercial' building. A developer is a very different client to engage then a professional facility manager/director of operations/other executives typically on an institutional project team.

source: archinect.com
Residential
Residential

Residential construction is the business of building and selling individual and multi-family dewellings. The market fragments into single-unit, manufactured, duplex, quad-plex, and apartments and condominiums. Manufactured housing further divides into mobile homes and pre-built houses.

Specialized Industrial Construction
Specialized Industrial Construction

Industrial construction is a lot like residential or commercial construction with regard to how the work is divided up, and how contractors are chosen to work on projects, but as we have seen, there are many ways in which it’s different.

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