Frontline Project Management

Are you looking to increase the success of your projects? Do you want to learn how to avoid common pitfalls and get the job done right? According to the Project Manage­ment Institute (PMI), organizations with a project-focused culture increase their project success factor by 20% on average. According to PMI, "high-performing organizations" achieve goals 2.5 times more often and waste 13 times less money than "low-performing companies." As a result, effective project management ensures that the goals of projects are inextricably linked to the organization's strategic objectives.

This article covers 10 steps to a Successful Project: How to Make Sure Yours is A Success Story!

Failing To Plan Is Planning To Fail!

Think about it - how many times have you seen a construction project go wrong because the contractor didn't plan properly? Probably more times than you can count. But it doesn't have to be that way. By taking the time to plan your project properly, you can avoid many of the common pitfalls that lead to disaster.

So what does proper planning entail? Here are a few key elements:

  • Define the scope of work. This may seem like a no-brainer, but you would be surprised how many projects go awry because the scope of work was not properly defined from the outset. Take the time to sit down with the client and go over every aspect of the project in detail. What is the client hoping to achieve? What are their budget constraints? What is the timeline for completion? By getting all of this information upfront, you can avoid costly
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