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Perfect Phrases for Project Management: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Delivering Results on Time and Under Budget by Karen Tate, Helen S. Cooke

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CHAPTER 4

Perfect Phrases to Set the Stage for Project Planning

Planning is not always easy, and many people are willing to charge ahead with a project with just an undocumented cursory plan. But can you imagine going on a long vacation without thinking through what you were going to do, where you needed to be, how you would get there, and what you needed to take with you before you left home? It is less efficient and riskier to vacation unprepared, and the same principle applies to project management.

Because projects are different from the normal work routine, they need to be planned. As the leader of the planning process, you need to clarify the objectives of the project and what will be considered a successful outcome, just as you would need ...

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