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The project life cycle

Video introducing you to the project life cycle

While projects can be diverse, there are standard key stages in project management.

Watch the video in which Umair Tanveer introduces you to the project life cycle. He names each distinct stage and explains what each one involves. In this short course, we will be covering the project initiation stage.

The project life cycle forms the basis of how this program has been developed, and we will use the model throughout the course to act as a signpost and help you organise your learning.

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