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Project Life Cycle Issues in Programs

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

•  Identify the project life cycle in both independent and interdependent programs.

•  Respond to common challenges and opportunities in both independent and interdependent programs.

•  Analyze and manage necessary tradeoffs among projects.

Estimated timing for this chapter:

Reading 25 minutes
Exercises 45 minutes
Review Questions 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

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