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Brilliant Checklists for Project Managers, 2nd Edition by Richard Newton

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CHAPTER 5: Project definition

Chapter 5 contains checklists to help with defining a project in detail.

Introduction

Project managers create structure and reduce risk by developing clarity and removing uncertainty and ambiguity. They understand the goals, deliverables and scope of the project. This understanding is written into a document known as a project definition, project scope, project initiation document, or some similar title.

Creating a project definition can be tough. Often project customers know they want something, but they are not sure what it is, or cannot explain it in a clear way. Different stakeholders may have incompatible views of the project. Understanding ...

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