James Kiser, Consultant, ADR North America, LLC, 734-930-5070; email@example.com
Lawrence Winder, Senior Consultant, ADR North America, LLC, 313-363-1373; firstname.lastname@example.org
Many business projects fail due to poor up-front planning. Effective project management provides the assigned team with a framework to guide the project and help them develop tools to measure the results. Many supply management professionals underutilize project management planning skills. This paper will provide supply managers with an understanding of the planning process and how to effectively use it in their internal teams and projects. By adapting better project planning skills, today’s supply manager can better achieve the goals and objectives set forth by senior management.