Defining the Project


Learning Objectives

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

• Explain the importance of problem definition in project initiation.

• Describe the process of project initiation.

• Describe the differences and similarities between projects and phases.

• Identify the characteristics of the three types of stakeholders; identify at least five stakeholders and determine their characteristics; prepare a stakeholder register.

• Define constraints and provide examples; describe the triple constraints and the hierarchy of constraints.

• Define assumptions.

• Describe the benefits of a project charter and list elements ...

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