Planning your project is the most important step of all. A step that many tend to overlook in their eagerness to get to work. Even small projects require a good, solid plan. Otherwise, the project can stall and stutter, or worse, be abandoned. This can be very frustrating and costly from a time and cost perspective.
You can avoid this by taking the time to plan your project by determining what tasks must be completed for each phase of your project. You also need to balance:
And respond when that balance is upset.
Of course, no project can be run successfully without the right people. Therefore, in addition to project management, this book covers how to resource your project using outsourced experts. This book describes the benefits and concerns of this strategy from both a buyer and provider’s point of view, providing valuable insight for both parties.
In this book, you will:
About the “Outsource That” Series
“An Outsourcers Guide to Effective Project Planning” is part of the Outsource That Professional Business Library. These comprehensive resources are for those who are ready to make the most of outsourcing opportunities but don’t quite know how, as well as for those who are already outsourcing but would like to learn more.
As you read through this book, you will learn the proper skills and techniques involved in launching and successfully completing a project. You will be introduced to tools such as data-organizing templates and RACI Charts. These will be invaluable to you in the execution of your own projects. You will learn how to use online outsourcing to staff your projects. How to find experts who have the skills needed to make your projects a success.
Before you start your next project, be sure to make purchasing “An Outsourcers Guide to Effective Project Planning” part of your project plan, today!