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The purpose of _____is to obtain commitment to start a project

Initiating a project

1

Initiating a project enable management to make an ____

Informed decision

2

During the initiating process, you ______that you are supposed to solve and _______ to define the project

- identify the problem
- gather more information

3

Every problem has a specific goal. The goal of the project is to_____and ______

- solve a problem
- take advantage of an opportunity

4

Clearly defines problems you are attempting to solve or opportunity you want to take advantage of

Problem statement

5

You must accurately describe the underlying problem or opportunity when making a ____

Problem statement

6

If you spelled out what the _____is in one sentence, all the better

Problem statement

7

Examples of a problem statement :

- 300 employess
- need100 more
The problem is____

We do not have enough space for all employees

8

Examples of a problem statement :

- poor product awareness
- sales are declining

Problem statement is____

We are losing sales to competition

9

______describe the end result and not the beginning motivation

E.g. We need a new building
We need to increase sales

Solution

Ask WHY
E.G. why do we need a bulding
Why do we need to increase sales

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Ask why more than once and ____

Probe for more details