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Project Strategy and Strategic Portfolio Management by Diane H. Parente, William H.A. Johnson

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CHAPTER 2

Defining the Project—What Is the Project and What Is Its Boundary?

Learning Goals

By the end of this chapter, you will have learned to

understand how to define the boundaries of any project based on systems theory;

understand and appreciate various project classification systems, including the purpose of classifying projects.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter you will be able to

determine and define the boundaries of your project;

classify a set of projects based on characteristics that both integrate and differentiate.

Introduction

As seen in Chapter 1, there are many definitions of what is a typical or generic project. All can be subsumed as a discrete set of activities that relate to the ultimate completion ...

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