Managing Small Projects: Identify Project Constraints


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Identifying project constraints

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 ...

Identifying project constraints
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Identifying project constraints provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Bonnie Biafore as part of the Managing Small Projects

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