In order to know if a project has been successful or not, it is important to have clearly defined objectives. Clear objectives will mean less ambiguity around whether or not a project has succeeded. Ambiguity can lead to conflict, unsatisfactory deliverables, time and cost overruns, and even legal action. Time spent refining objectives is a sound investment.

In this learning pathway, you will look for answers to the following questions – What needs to be included in a project objective? Why is it so important?



At the end of this learning pathway, you will be able to:

  • Write project objectives which are measurable, time-bound, and specific.