Join Bonnie Biafore for an in-depth discussion in this video Defining small projects, part of Project Management Foundations: Small Projects.
Depending on their size, projects need different amounts of management,…communication, and documentation to be successful.…In this movie, I'll identify several questions you can ask to determine whether…your project is small.…The first question is, what is the project supposed to achieve?…Break down the project purpose into objectives.…A project can be considered small if it has a single objective or, at…most, three objectives.…
For example, you might organize a fun run to support your favorite charity.…Your objective is to raise money. Period.…On the other hand, constructing a multilevel building is no small feat.…This construction project could have many objectives.…Are the results you need to deliver straightforward?…And is it easy to tell if you've delivered what you were supposed to?…The next question is how much effort is required?…Some people use a number of hours as a gauge, others use the number of tasks,…or, you might look at duration, that is, the elapsed time from project start to finish.…
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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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