A project will
Has defined objective- can be in line with corporate goals
Will look to deliver a single solution to the problem i.e. the customer wants a pen which is pink and has yellow dots on, they want it to write in pink ink. However this type of pen has never been manufactured by them, which is why they are undertaking a project to see if it can be done, if it’s a viable option, has a clear and defined remit and scope.
Needs a project example
2) Scope of works
A scope will have a clear and defined set of requirements, on what’s needed timescales, focus on what activities need to be done, reviews, a clear remit.
What is going to be made?
How this is going to be done
What the purpose of the project and definable benefits
Client contract /sign off
Single objective, end goal
Client sign off. A project has a fixed scope whereas a programme can have an emergent scope
3) A Raci Chart
The project will have a RACI chart –
Who is responsible?
Who is accountable?
Who needs to be consulted?
Who needs to be informed?
It states who activates need to happen
Having a clear and defined approach for the teams, what skills are needed and
This chart supports the project activities, in order to deliver the benefits and ensure they are realised and happens, as well as delivering to time, cost, quality, scope.
Not really a programme could also have a RACI chart.
A project only tends to have a single client/user who has defined the project and will be the owner of the project
The project will define the required requirements, reasons for doing and agree and define the benefits which will be the success criteria.
Tends to deliver large change projects and multiplies of,
Normally a programme will have strategic input, vision, direction and tend to deliver corporate goals and board requirements, the project may have been instigated at board level.
Too brief needs more detail here
Too brief needs more detail here Too brief needs more detail here