The Best Practices for Project Management

The Best Practices for Project Management


Researching best practices of project management should be one of the manager’s first steps to understanding the role and responsibility. This not only enables a manager to plan accordingly, but he or she can mitigate or avoid failure. Below are ten best practices to get you started:

1. Plan the work by utilizing a project definition document

2. Create a planning horizon

3. Define project management procedures upfront

4. Manage the work plan and monitor the schedule and budget

5. Look for warning signs

6. Ensure that the sponsor approves scope change requests

7. Guard against scope creep

8. Identify risks upfront

9. Continue to assess potential risks throughout the project

10. Resolve issues as quickly as possible

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