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Definition of Goals & Objectives?

By bryanmorison ·
The new PMO has standardized all docs, i.e. status reports, project charters. In the Project Definition Report they have sub-headings for Business Objectives and Project Goals! Is this merely semantics or are there clear and defined differences?

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by TheChas In reply to Definition of Goals & Obj ...

Objectives are typically broad statements of the companies mission in relation to the project.

Goals are specific and measurable events or outcomes of a project.

Your objective would be to produce a report on time and complete.

Your goal would be the specific time the report is do, and how thorough the information is.

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by bryanmorison In reply to Definition of Goals & Obj ...

Thanks; Can I then assume that I can merely duplicate the proj goals under the sub-heading "Project Deliverables"?

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