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The most important drivers of project success

In the following, the most important drivers of project success are listed in a short overview. The order of this list is not related to their importance or impact on successful project delivery.

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  • Clear and achievable project goals and objectives
  • Effective project planning and management
  • Adequate resources (Finance, Human Resources, Tools, Know how)
  • Strong leadership and communication
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changes and unexpected events
  • Regular monitoring and progress tracking
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and buy-in
  • Adequate risk management
  • Effective use of technology and tools
  • An open failure and learning culture
  • The will to continuous improvement

In the shortest possible form, these keywords represent the key drivers for successful project execution.