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Preparing a Project

Home | Introduction | What is a project? | Why projects fail – the dimensions of failure | Where do projects come from? | Project inputs and outputs | Setting aims and objectives | The stakeholders and their interests | Will it work? | A basis for action and the project brief | Coursework | Summary | References and Acknowledgements

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At the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • identify the main features of a project;
  • explain the importance of the key dimensions of budget, time and quality;
  • identify the links between a project's scope and definition and a sponsor's strategic and operational objectives;
  • agree the objectives of the project in sufficient detail to enable it to be planned effectively;
  • assess the feasibility of a project and to negotiate any necessary amendments with the sponsor to ensure that the goals can be achieved within the constraints of the project.

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