Project deliverables are the building blocks of your overall project and are the tangible,
measurable and specific results of the process of your project.
Deliverables are the reason projects are created, and they may contain a number of smaller
deliverables. They are the products and/or services you give to customers, clients and/or
employees and they normally have a date for when they are due.
A project deliverable can be either an outcome that is to be achieved or an outcome that is to
Although they are closely related to objectives, deliverables and objectives are not the same
Objectives have outputs that are clearly defined in terms of results, goods, or services
produced during the project or at its completion. These outputs are referred to as deliverables.
As the project manager, you need to specify the deliverables that need to be produced and
signed-off by those in authority. Remember to include a date that each deliverable is expected
to complete. You will use this for monitoring purposes as milestones.