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Why Projects Succeed
 
 

Maximising the chances of project success.

Projects are successful if they deliver the required result within schedule and within budget.

It is possible to reduce the possibility for project failure by considering the following recommendations:

 

 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Make sure to plan before starting the development or implementation. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Pay special attention to tasks in the critical path. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Set up the necessary processes to identify, evaluate and inform people of risks. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Ensure that the project has clear objectives. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Ensure that all changes to the project are evaluated from a business perspective.
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Use the duration instead of the time on task to estimate schedule. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Avoid using linear approximation when estimating time or resources. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Obtain the support from the executive management and establish if they have any 
reservations about the project. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Regularly communicate progress, even if there has been little of it. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Require that stakeholders participate in design and implementation of your project.


Projects that "succeed" often do so due to the following reasons: 

 

 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books The end users were involved right through the development of the project. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books The project manager had full backing of the executive management. Whatever hurdles came up  during the project were promptly looked into by the latter. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Specifications were clear-cut. This was made possible due to close level of interaction between the end-users and the project team. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books Expectations from the project were realistic. There was nothing overly optimistic about what could be achieved within the project's constraints. 
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books The efforts of various interest groups, especially senior management 


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