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Describe 5 key attributes of a project and describe how...

Craig Lea Discussion started by Craig Lea 2 years ago

  1. Projects have a start and finish point; A project could be used to produce a standard operating procedure for manufacturing a new product. Once the SOP is approved and is being used to produce said product: The project ends and business as usual proceeds.

  2. Projects have a set budget, that is capitalised. Whereas business as usual would be funded by op's budget.

  3. The first prototypes of a mass produced product would be considered a project; as they would form part of the development and launch phase a project. Once in production, the manufacture of said product then becomes business as usual.

  4. A project seeks to make instant changes/benefits; whereas business as usual looks to steady incremental changes over a longer period.

  5. A project as a number of steps that make up the project life cycle; whereas business as usual, products go through 'product life cycle': build, use, end of life - disposal. 

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Paul Naybour
Paul Naybour Craig, these answers are a bit too short to get good marks. Have a look at the examples here to get the idea... Show more

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Paul Naybour
Paul Naybour These answers are too short to get good marks, have a look at my post on the secret tips to pass the apmp to get the idea. 2 years ago
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