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Practical Project Initiation: A Handbook with Tools by Karl E Wiegers

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Practice Activities

  1. Using Table 3-3, list several prioritization drivers that would be appropriate for your organization’s projects. For each, describe the conditions that result in ratings of 1, 3, 5, and 7.

  2. On Table 3-4, provide relative weights for the prioritization drivers you selected from Table 3-3.

  3. Now you need to calibrate the project prioritization model to suit the nature of how your organization makes decisions about priorities. Use one copy of Table 3-4 to rate the prioritization drivers for several completed projects. You will probably want to implement this in a spreadsheet form for convenience in performing the calculations.

    Begin by downloading the Project Prioritization Spreadsheet from the Web site that accompanies this book and ...

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