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Unformatted text preview: PD 5 Lecture 3 1 Project Management Lecture 3. Starting a Project This Lecture Covers: Importance of the start process Stakeholders Agreeing on the problem Resource commitment Clarifying expectations Steps to start a project Responsibilities Summary Why is project initiation important? Property developer British Rail Insurance company General public Design practice Swindon town t Contractor Local authority Users Public Council Private house builders centre development Industrial Commercial Housing From: Newcombe, R. (2003), From Client To Project Stakeholders: A Stakeholder Mapping Approach in Construction Management and Economics, 21:8 pp. 841 848. PD 5 Lecture 3 2 The Importance of the Start Process Understanding who the stakeholders are and their role How do they see the project? Their willingness to provide resources Understanding of project results Potential for catastrophic misunderstanding Often not clarified Stakeholders...
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