Chapter 1. GOAL SETTING
WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT
The big problem in project management
The magic line – what to say when you get handed a project and what not to say
Setting a clear goal.
Controlling changes to the goal
Maximising the win-conditions of the stakeholders
The definition of a successful project
The way to set SMART goals
When to consider something a project
THE BIG PROBLEM IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Why is it that so many projects that we see, read about or get involved in, go wrong? In my experience, the number one reason for this is that they were never actually possible in the first place. You see, project management is actually the most difficult job in the world. This is because in project management, we get asked to make a prediction of the future ...