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Milestone Vs Project Objective ! 3 years 11 months ago #3386

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Hello every body, Hi Our teacher

This is the first topic for me in the forum, Allow me to share you the success.


As subject I ask about:

What is the millstone exactly? What is the deference between millstone and project objective ?

I wait your replay as soon as possible.

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Mohammed

Milestone Vs Project Objective ! 3 years 11 months ago #3391

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Mohammed,

You can find the answer to your question in the Glossary of the PMBOK Guide. Here is my explanation:

A Milestone is a "significant point or event in a project, program or portfolio". A Milestone is usually displayed on a project SCHEDULE.

An Objective on the other hand is "something toward which work is to be directed, a strategic position to be attained, a purpose to be achieved, a result to be obtained, a product to be produced or a service to be performed." Another word for objective is "Goal". An objective is usually included in the Project Charter.
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Milestone Vs Project Objective ! 3 years 11 months ago #3394

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Hi Cornelius

Still I need more clear about the millstone! :(

Regard,

Milestone Vs Project Objective ! 3 years 11 months ago #3395

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Mohammed,

Examples for a milestone list:

Milestone 1: Project Start
Milestone 2: Charter is signed
Milestone 3: Product demonstration and acceptance
Milestone 4: Customer training complete
Milestone 5: Project End

Please see here for a description and visual example: www.projectmanagementguru.com/scheduleplan.html
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