Jon Dymond is an L&D Consultant at Thales Learning & Development. He began his career in more technical IT roles before becoming a project management trainer with Thales, for whom he designs and teaches the relevant courses. Jon is a regular contributor to Enhance – The Magazine for Learning and Development.

7 Things to Do Before Starting Any Project

Everyone plans tasks in different ways, but the largest, most complicated projects have tried-and-tested methodologies that help break processes down and ensure that stakeholders and different departments are clear about which tasks need to be completed by whom and by what time. This article breaks project planning down into seven key tasks that have to be completed before work begins to give the project the best possible chance of coming in on time and on budget.