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The Goals of Projects and Project Management by Michael B. Bender

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The Goals of Projects and Project Management

Michael B. Bender

Ultimately, both projects and project management have only one goal: to add value to your organization. You, as an executive manager, establish the values important to the organization. You then communicate these values and establish a strategic plan to foster and improve the organization along these values.

Project management, as with all activities an organization undertakes, must also add value; again, the value it adds must be greater than its cost. Perhaps a bit oversimplified, the goal of project management is to reduce the cost and time for completing projects.

To manage projects, you hire project managers ...

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