Guide

Project management

Introduction

Project management can help businesses become more profitable and productive. Projects completed successfully, that deliver the expected outcomes on time and budget, can help generate profit for your business and keep it running smoothly.

As a practise, project management doesn’t have to be cumbersome. It is underpinned by a few basic principles of project management and some simple techniques, which can apply across a range of project sizes and types.

Five distinct stages of project management cover the project life cycle. This guide outlines best practice and processes specific to each phase, including project initiation, definition and planning, implementation, monitoring and project closure.

Even the smallest of businesses can benefit from basic project management methods to ensure that things are done efficiently and on schedule. This guide will highlight the advantages of project management and tell you what it takes to make a project a success.