Free course

Preparing a project

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Preparing a project

Managing projects is something most managers will find themselves doing at some point in their career. This free course, Preparing a project, aims to provide an overview of the features of a project and the issues that arise in managing a project.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

After studying this course, 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.

First Published: 21/12/2012

Updated: 10/04/2019