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What Is a Project?

Watch the video to learn from Professor Yael Grushka-Cockayne what a project is.

Professor Yael Grushka-Cockayne discusses in this video what a project is, and what factors projects have in common. As you watch the video think about the following:

What are some examples of projects that you have worked on recently, or in the past? Were these mega-projects, personal projects, product development projects?

Are the commonalities of projects discussed in this video true of your projects as well? These commonalities included:

  1. Create a specific and unique product or service
  2. Temporary (Specific start and finish and temporary organization)
  3. Require multi-disciplinary coordination
  4. Constrained by time, cost, or resources
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