CHAPTER 6

Contract and Project Management

Don Macdonald

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Overview

This chapter covers the essential elements of contract and project management, examining SMART objectives, describing both good practice and mistakes to avoid and covers contract management.

Introduction

Project management can now be studied as a subject on its own for an MSc, so this chapter can only be viewed as a superficial introduction to the topic. Projects can range from massive new building projects, to improving administrative procedures or opening a new center. Nonprofit organization projects are likely to be much smaller. In fact we probably all have experience of managing ...

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