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Why Projects Fail and How to Improve Their Success

via LinkedIn Learning


Keep your future projects on track. Learn the top reasons why most projects fail, as well as how project managers can overcome these issues.


  • Why projects fail and the steps to improve project success
1. Avoiding Stakeholder Problems
  • Stakeholders have needs and expectations
  • How communication improves project success
  • Identify the right resources
2. Ensuring Organizational Alignment
  • Identify and align with organizational goals and objectives
  • All projects are influenced by organizational culture
3. Avoiding Project Planning Problems
  • Project planning is absolutely critical
  • Differentiate between good and bad requirements
  • Identify and manage risks to avoid project failure
  • Create a risk management plan
  • Identify and analyze risks
  • Mitigate and monitor risks
  • Realistic cost and schedule estimates
4. Avoiding Project Executing Problems
  • Avoid scope creep
  • Monitor and adjust the project schedule and costs
  • How to ensure your next project is a success

Taught by

Sandra M Mitchell


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