The 3 Constraints of Project Management

  1. Scope:
  • Refers to what must be done to deliver the project’s end result.
  • Includes defining the specific deliverables and the tasks needed to meet the project goal.
  1. Time (Schedule):
  • Refers to the time available to complete project tasks and the project itself.
  • Includes the deadlines for project phases, all the major project milestones, and the date for the final delivery.
  1. Cost:
  • Refers to the budget available for the project.
  • Includes all employees, equipment and other resources needed for the project.