Why projects fail and the role of project managers

In any walk of life, successfully completing projects can be a very difficult task, but in the business world it is particularly difficult. This infographic from Trainwest takes you through the reasons behind the high failure rate of business projects and what project managers can do to ensure projects run more smoothly. The main reasons projects fail is because companies attempt to run too many projects at the same time. Other primary reasons include frequent changes to scope and inconsistency in approach.

A project manager is responsible for bringing people from a variety of different departments together to achieve a common goal and this is never an easy task. Consistency in approach is vital and it is imperative that project managers intervene in potentially troublesome situations before they get out of hand. Find out more in the infographic.