Many project managers wonder, “How many projects should I manage?”
How many projects can you take on?
Here’s a look into the number of projects that PMs from our DPM community manages to paint a picture about the situation:
5 projects, each lasting 12 months and at different stages
15 projects (website maintenance, design, and redesigns) + several years-long projects
15 projects (mainly site builds, redesigns, and maintenance). Maintenance is done on 12-month contracts. Standalone projects last 3-6 months.
It is obvious that there are many options. It’s not only the number of projects that is important. It is important to remember:
Type of project
How many people are there?
Which phase is each project located?
What kind of contract is it?
The duration of the project
How can you combine all of these factors to determine how many projects you should manage?
This is what you will see in the video below.
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