Why Project Management Matters More Than You Think

The main objectives of project management

Agree exactly what a project is meant to do and what it is meant to deliver

Agree the scope, timescales, cost and quality of a project

The standard project management methods are designed to support project objectives

Maintain a schedule and project plan

Deliver the agreed outcomes of the project to the right scope, timescales, cost and quality

Agile project management also has distinct objectives

Provide communications, reports and progress updates throughout the lifecycle of the project

Manage risks, issues and dependencies

Communicating and working with other people is essential

Make sure that the business gets the outcome that it wants from the project

Manage policies, processes, tools, frameworks, techniques, people and relationships to a successful project outcome

Minimize any impact on normal business operations

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Tea-drinking, hat-wearing, game-playing, science-loving, professional-writing, armchair philosopher.

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