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The project or programme canvas

Dooley

In fact, the ‘canvas approach’ seems ideally suited to presenting and communicating the project or programme brief. The canvas itself is one sheet of A3 split into three sections.

Praxis Framework Ltd.

Analysing assumptions and constraints: If-Then

Hillson

No-one knows the future with perfect certainty but sometimes we try to guess what might happen. The proper name for such a guess is an “assumption”, and these are an important source of risk, for projects, businesses and life in general.

Risk Doctor

To make an ass out of you and me?

Murray-Webster and Simon

When managing projects many assumptions need to be made due to the inherent uncertain nature of accomplishing deliverables within cost, time and quality constraints. In such circumstances, project plans represent our ‘most educated guess’ at the time,

Lucidus consulting

How good are you at starting a project?

Rosenhead

One clear lesson we have learned from the evidence base which our back catalogue provides is that the quality of project initiation is highly predictive of project success.

Project Agency

 

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Documents

All documents are provided by Praxis unless otherwise stated.

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Brief

Document description

 

Project or programme canvas (MS Word)

Blank template

 

Project or programme canvas (MS Word)

Template with annotations – useful for initial notes on content.

 

Daily log

Document description

 

Daily log (MS Word)

Template with annotations – useful for initial notes on content.

 

Daily log (MS Word)

Blank template

 

Lessons log

Document description

 

Mandate

Document description

 

Mandate (pdf)

Sample mandate for Brook Bicycles' Magellan programme

 

Vision (pdf)

Sample outline vision statement for Brook Bicycles' Magellan programme

 

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21 May 2014Daily log templates uploaded
4th December 2014Lucidus article added

Identification process

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