1. Define the characteristics used to define a project. Provide an example of a project and an example of a non project from your current (or previous) job. Describe how your examples do or do not fit the characteristics of a project. (the job is Assistant Manager at an apartment community)
2. While there is no magic formula to ensure that a project will be successful, there are techniques to help plan and manage projects that we will learn more about during the course. When a project fails, it is often attributed to poor project management. That said, what exactly is project management, and why is it important for organizations to manage their projects?