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Project Management Step by Step: How to Plan and Manage a Highly Successful Project by Richard Newton

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Step 3.8 Review and amend – can you do it, should you do it, is there a better way?

You have a plan, and you have an understanding of the budget you require to deliver this plan. Before you move on to starting to deliver the project, there are three related questions to ask yourself:

  1. Can you do it? The project you have planned will take just over 3 months (31 May to 1 September), cost you £345k, and requires the time of Mary, Dave, Adam and a contractor. Do you actually have this time and money and access to these people?

  2. Should you do it? Going back to your original reason for your project, will the plan you have developed meet it? For example, if you are moving office to reduce your office rental by £500k per annum, then you will probably think ...

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