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The Project Workout, 4th Edition by Robert Buttrick

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Project Setup

How to go about it

Set up the project team

Prepare a project definition

Prepare the project plan

Define your project organisation

Engage your stakeholders

This chapter explains the steps you need to take during the Initial Investigation Stage to set up a project and ensure that control is established from the very start.

‘Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans; it’s lovely to be silly at the right moment.’

HORACE, 65–8 BC

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  • Understand the driving business need.
  • Define the scope and boundaries for the project.
  • Use your team to define and plan the project.
  • Harness your stakeholders’ influence.

This chapter explains ...

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