The components of effective project management

For a project to thrive, it must exist within surroundings that are congenial to its commissioning, management, funding, specification, building, testing and delivery. Projects launched in the wrong environment rarely succeed. The characteristics of a project-focused environment are illustrated in Figure 1.3.

The extent to which any of the components in Figure 1.3 already exist is a measure of an organisation's maturity in project management. It follows that there will be not only different levels of competence in different organisations, but also a path from one level of maturity to the next which will depend very much on the culture and needs of the organisation.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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