PMO Project Lifecycle
A lifecycle allows the project to be considered as a sequence of phases which provides the structure and approach for progressively delivering the required outputs.
Ensures next phase of work is understood
Better estimating (shorter durations)
Go/No go decisions
Early phase success reinforces stakeholder commitment
Lessons learnt can be applied to future phases
Edinburgh Napier's project lifecycle is broken down into 3 main phases and below describes the steps required to successfully run a project from initiation to close. Please note that these steps should be reviewed and tailored as required to meet each project demands.
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