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The Essentials of Defining Your Project

As a project manager, one of the first things to do as you begin to plan and organize project execution is to define the project. You need to have a complete understanding of the project goals. Defining project needs and constraints helps you nail down management strategies:

Project Management: How to State Your Project’s Objectives

Managing a project calls for clear objectives. After all, a project’s outcomes may be the products or services you develop or the results of using these products and services. The more clearly you define [more…]

How to Define Where Your Project Starts and Stops

Sometimes the project you're managing stands alone, but, more often, it’s one part of related efforts to achieve a common result. Manage the project by clearly defining the beginning and end to help you [more…]

Project Management: How to Clarify Project Goals

As a project manager, nail down goals before you start planning project-execution details. In your quest to find out what your project is supposed to accomplish and how it fits into your organization’s [more…]

Project Management: How to Define Project Constraints

Project limitations may influence how you manage your project and may even determine whether or not you (and your project’s drivers and supporters) decide to proceed with your project. Project limitations [more…]

Project Management: How to Determine Project Needs

As a project manager you should have a full understanding of your project’s needs. The needs that your project addresses may not always be obvious. Suppose, for example, that your organization decides [more…]

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