After reading this chapter you should be able to:

Identify different project management structures and understand their strengths and weaknesses.

Distinguish three different types of matrix structures and understand their strengths and

weaknesses.

Describe how project management offices (PMOs) can support and improve project execution.

Understand organizational and project considerations that should be considered in choosing an

appropriate project management structure.

Appreciate the significant role that organizational culture plays in managing projects.

Interpret the culture of an organization.

Understand the interaction between project management structure and the culture of an

organization.