Join Bonnie Biafore for an in-depth discussion in this video Identifying project constraints, part of Project Management Foundations: Small Projects.
If you had unlimited amounts of time, money and people, project management…wouldn't be so important, for projects come with constraints and limitations,…which is why you have to plan and manage your projects.…Time, budget and resource constraints are so common that the combo has a formal…name, the triple constraint…One way to visualize the situation is with a triangle.…The inside of the triangle represents the project scope.…Each side of the triangle represents a constraint on a component, like time,…budget, and resources.…
You can't specify all four of these variables, even though many customers would like to.…At least one has to be flexible.…For example, if you have a hard deadline, your project might need more money to…outsource work or you might have to reduce the scope.…A lot of the time the customer gives you budget and time constraints right off the bat.…For example, on the relocation project, the business owner has a budget of $40,000.…
She also wants the new location open by the end of August, because the fitness…
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- Defining the life cycle and scope of small projects
- Identifying the project customer and other stakeholders
- Determining the right level of management
- Scheduling work
- Managing risk
- Keeping things moving
- Evaluating the project
- Getting sign-off and tying up loose ends<br><br>
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Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started with Small Projects
Defining small projects2m 19s
2. Starting the Project
3. Organizing the Work
4. Getting Things Done
5. Tracking Progress
6. Wrapping Up
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