With a total public sector project lifetime cost approaching £1trillion, commissioning and managing projects is becoming an increasingly important career path. However, the line between project success and failure can be very thin. Until recently, fewer than one-third of UK public sector contracts delivered the anticipated benefits. This reflected an inability to learn from and pass on experience.
This is changing in central government with the creation of the Major Projects Authority, whose second progress report is due shortly. However, today’s projects are more complex than ever and in both public and private sectors success and failure are increasingly visible, particularly since the creation of social networking.
Bringing together learning from public and private sectors, Project and Programme Management: Delivering Quality Outcomes will equip you with the knowledge to ensure that you run successful projects time and time again.