Since this is your first project with the company, your manager would like to test your project management knowledge before you can begin to work on your own. Your manager has asked you to describe the characteristics of the project life cycle and describe the characteristics of a successful project.
To make sure you impress her, make sure your memo includes the following points:
- What a project is and how it differs from a process.
- Brief discussion on all phases of a project.
- Describe two criteria that may be used to select a project.
If you need a reference, look to your text (Gido, Clements & Baker, 2018, pg 10-14).
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