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The Complete Project Manager's Toolkit by Alfonso Bucero, Randall Englund

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS

TOOLSET: BUILDING A VISION STATEMENT

A project vision statement is a vivid description of a desired future state when the project is successful. It is unique to the project. Stakeholders will know when that new state is realized. The statement should be clear, convincing, concise, and compelling. Avoid using jargon, but use terms specific to the project. Craft this statement upon initiating every project.

We advise each project manager to manage his or her career as a project or like a program, starting with a personal vision statement. Each of us manages many projects in our lives, and one of them is our ...

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