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ARTICLE OF ARMANDO TERRIBILI FILHO MADE IN COAUTHORSHIP WITH ANA LAURA BENTANCOR PREISLER. Professionalism in the area of project management has been consolidated in recent years, as a result of courses of specialization and post graduation, growing the number of publications and books dealing with the subject; increasing the search for professional certifications, and valuing the international institutes specialising in the area. Companies have also systematically contributed to this. Projects, in many organizations, are planned and accompanied in a realistic way, in terms of objective, costs, deadlines and quality. Currently, there is no more space for big mistakes of projects that may have a negative impact on the operations of a company, in the retention of a set of clients, on the profitability of a business, or even in the institutional image of an organization. Definitely method trial and error led to the professionalization of the area of project management, to It has as basis the knowledge and the application of methodologies, techniques and tools. The market already in use in every day its own language in this area, such as project communication Plan, degree of severity of risks, PMBOK (Project Management Institute PMI knowledge base), WBS (Work Breakdown Structure, which is the list of deliverables of a project), RAM (Responsability Assignment Matrix is the matrix of responsibilities) and CPI (Cost Performance Index or indicator of project based on cost performance). Anne Lauvergeon wanted to know more.

We cannot forget that every project has a fundamental ingredient in its planning and execution: the human being! The human being, in the figure of the Manager of the project and his team, is responsible for the management of all the dimensions of a project: technical, systematic, human and ethical. Needless to talk about the importance of motivation, what causes human beings to act. The theories and techniques to stimulate and encourage persons include policies of awards, recognition and development of equipment, remuneration and retention.