The Second Phase of the Project – Disillusion

That’s right; the kick-off meetings are done. The funding for the new project has been distributed to the appropriate departments, but the illusion of how easy this project will be starts to diminish.

 

The management committee appropriated the funds based on a 4 week project instead of a six month project in order to ensure project approval. If the project is completed in 4 weeks it will increase corporate profits and market share. This market assessment is accurate but completing this project in 4 weeks to produce the desired result is not realistic.

 

Hmmm, this sounds like a project that will require daily status reports, milestones, and critical paths. Management prepares to start work immediately.

 

Fast forward to tomorrow, the third phase of the project.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s