Glossary of Project Management Terms

Our glossary of project management let you find the terms and definitions that are commonly used in business and project management. Use the form below to find a term.

s Curve

The curve of cumulative project cost plotted against time, which, in practice, typically follows the shape of the letter “S”: the beginning represents a slow, deliberate but accelerating start, …

Schedule

The project timeline, identifying the dates (absolute or relative to a start date) that project tasks will be started and completed, resources will be required and upon which milestones will be …