When we think about project management, many people naturally think of large-scale projects – building a new motorway (freeway), a new rail line or a new power station are obvious examples.
Small projects, however, need project managing in the same way. The principles and practises are the same.
We break the project down into manageable tasks, schedule these tasks so as to create the shortest project duration, make sure we have enough resources, and then we manage the project – probably on a daily basis – to make sure the project goes according to plan.
if it doesn’t, we adjust resources or adjust sequencing – if all fails we have a longer project than we wanted – and in some cases that can be expensive, embarrassing or both.
So, forget the size of the project, Manage it as if it were a new motorway.