5 ws Improve Project Management Efficiency

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5 ws Improve Project Management Efficiency

5 Ws improves project management efficiency. Project management methodologies are a great way to remind us of the basics of keeping a new project on track. Enabling you to focus on the fundamentals of the project while helping keep your real project goals insight.

Clarifying what you’re really trying to accomplish.

Project Management Efficiency

Improving project management efficiency using the concept of 5 Ws to explain “what is the PROJECT” and really understand your objectives.

The 5 Ws

The 5 Ws (and 1 H) or 5W1H helps establish the fundamentals of your project. Makes you ask questions and gather basic information and set out goals and objectives before embarking on your new project.

Also allows you to problem solve, identify root cause of a problem, or clarify a goal definition. Properly defining the project makes the goal clearer and easier to follow.

Five Ws Steps

  • WHY – Define the project. Understand the needs/problem or opportunities.
  • WHAT – Understanding the process issue, problem. WHAT can we do to address the above needs?
  • WHO – Identifying who may have direct or indirect involvement.
  • WHEN – Specific start and end time.
  • WHERE – Pinpoint the problem location. Where will your project be done? Where will it be delivered?
  • HOW – How will it be implemented?
Frequently asked questions
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Project Management
  • Project Management Methodologies

    What is a project management methodology? A guide on how to organise your projects. With key steps, methods and processes on how best to plan and develop the project to achieve the desired results.

    Project Management Methodologies give you a guiding process to manage a project.  Identify all the stages you need to take into account in the process of managing a project.

    Read More: Project Management Methodologies

  • Process Management vs Project Management

    Project management is defined as a single one-off project which has a determined fixed time frame and one predefined goal. But flexible and ever-changing, as you don’t encounter the same daily challenges and need to adapt along the way.

    Whereas Business process management is about the processes used in day-to-day business life. The guidebook to the best-predefined ways tasks should be executed to get the best results.

    Read More: Process Management vs Project Management. Which is the best for my business?

  • Process-Based Approach to Project Management

    PMBOK stands for Project Management Body of Knowledge

    The PMI Project management Institute developed the PMBOK or Project Management Body of Knowledge, a process-based methodology for managing projects.

    A guide for people working in project programs, project management or portfolio management.

    Read More: PMBOK: Process-Based Approach to Project Management

  • Project Management Tool

    Gantt charts give a graphical view of a  timeline that helps in planning, scheduling, coordination, and tracking specific tasks in project management.

    Giving you a clear illustration of how the project will run. Giving an overview of individual tasks, their time scale and the sequence of these tasks will flow. Help assess how long a project should take and the resources needed to complete the tasks.

    Read More: Gantt Chart: Project Management Tool

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