Background Note | HBS Case Collection | September 1996 (Revised March 2002)

Project Management Manual

by H. Kent Bowen


A descriptive manual for how to manage the process of project management. Major sections are: 1) define and organize the project, 2) plan the project, and 3) track and manage the project. 12 processes are described in detail.

Keywords: Business or Company Management; Management Practices and Processes; Planning; Projects;


Bowen, H. Kent. "Project Management Manual." Harvard Business School Background Note 697-034, September 1996. (Revised March 2002.)