Introduction to Project Management
A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product (a component of another item or an end item in itself),capability to perform a service, or result such as a document that develops knowledge in support of a business function. The temporary nature of projects indicates a definite beginning and end. The end is reached when the project's objectives have been achieved or when the project is terminated because its objectives will not or cannot be met, or when the need for the project no longer exists.
A project has an expected output, a start and end date, andlimited resources.'