Define a project. What are five characteristics that help differentiate projects from other functions carried out in the daily operations of the organization? 

 What are some of the key environmental forces that have changed the way projects are managed? 

What has been the effect of these forces on the management of projects? 

 Why is the implementation of projects important to strategic planning and the project manager? 

. The technical and sociocultural dimensions of project management are two sides to the same coin.


. What is the impact of governance on managing an individual project?

 Why is this approach important in today’s environment?