Planning A Great Project for Dummies

You’ve got the most powerful, up-to-date project planning and management tools. So why are projects continually behind schedule and over budget?

The solution is in your hands! This helpful book spells out a five-part process for creating schedules that are well-formed, risk-adjusted, and optimized, leading to more realistic and achievable project plans.


Build a sound basis of forecast for your project: pick the right building blocks when building a project schedule

Look for hotspots and identify risks: figure out what roadblocks could derail your project, then adjust accordingly

Optimize your plan: adjust your risk-adjusted schedule so your project can realistically meet stakeholder objectives

Bring the team on board: win the buy-in your project needs from the people who will make it succeed