10 Major Causes of Project Failure

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Preventing Project Failure Welcome 10 Major Causes of Project Failure getpmtraining.com 1 Centreline Solutions Inc. Project Management Institute Global Registered Education Provider #2029 Why Projects Fail v.2005.02.18 Copyright, 2004 © Centreline Solutions Inc. Preventing Project Failure getpmtraining.com 2 Why Projects Fail v.2005.02.18 Copyright, 2004 © Centreline Solutions Inc. 1 Preventing Project Failure In this seminar we will cover: What is project failure? The impacts of project failure? The Top 10 problems that result in project failure • The cause of the problem • How to fix the problem • How to prevent the problem from happening again getpmtraining.com 3 Why Projects Fail…show more content…
getpmtraining.com 17 Why Projects Fail v.2005.02.18 Copyright, 2004 © Centreline Solutions Inc. #1 - Lack of Change Management The Problem: • Changes that were not initially planned for are added to the project • The project takes longer and costs more than planned and there is no record of why. getpmtraining.com 18 Why Projects Fail v.2005.02.18 Copyright, 2004 © Centreline Solutions Inc. 9 #1 - Lack of Change Management Cause: • Not having a method to handle or recognize changes getpmtraining.com 19 Why Projects Fail v.2005.02.18 Copyright, 2004 © Centreline Solutions Inc. #1 - Lack of Change Management What to do: • Document the change management process to be used and followed by the project team • Educate the project team to recognize a change or deviation from the plan • Follow the change management processes getpmtraining.com 20 Why Projects Fail v.2005.02.18 Copyright, 2004 © Centreline Solutions Inc. 10 #2 - Poor Communications getpmtraining.com 21 Why Projects Fail v.2005.02.18 Copyright, 2004 © Centreline Solutions Inc. #2 - Poor Communications The Problems: • Team members do not have the information they need when then need it, causing delays getpmtraining.com • Issues or changes do not get escalated • Project reporting (and therefore control) is sluggish 22 Why Projects Fail v.2005.02.18 Copyright, 2004 © Centreline

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