Category Archives for Project Management

The Project Business Case

A key part of any project is the project business case. This business case is at the heart of any project and outlines the justification for undertaking the project. Projects require an investment of not just money, but time and effort, thus, the key question a business case must answer is, is this project worth […]

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Key Project Management Roles

When managing projects you will need to interact with all kinds of different people. Broadly speaking these people that you will interact with fall into different roles. These key roles that you’ll need to interact with and communicate with are described below. Project Sponsor Sometimes know as the customer or executive sponsor, the project sponsor […]

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The Project Charter

The project charter is one of the first documents produced within a project, and is used to outline our preliminary understanding of roles and responsibilities, the objectives of the project, the key stakeholders within the project, and gives the project manager the authority to do their job.┬áIt can be thought of as the real start […]

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Milestones in Project Management

Milestones in project management are a tool used to define important events in the life of a project. You can think of them as signal posts or flags marking the key events of a project including: the start of a project, the completion of a project, delineating two project phases, an internal review point, a […]

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