Categorizing Projects

Categorizing Your Project

Before you can successfully manage a composite project, you must realize you have one; so, the first task is determining what category of project you have: Level 1, Level 2, or Level 3. These are not absolute categories, as they are relative to your organization and its experience with projects. Consider the project’s complexity, criticality, and budget. You can use Figure 10.1 to guide you.


Figure 10.1 Determining the dedicated or as-homework mix on your project


Consider projects your organization has successfully completed or ­routinely undertakes. How complex is the project ...

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