This simple system can be used for all types of projects to help get your desired outcome.
Developing internal business systems is also why franchising works so well. It turns a desired outcome into a system, and the people work the system.
I break project work into five steps:
As the person ultimately accountable for the project to be delivered ontime, you may be involved (or at least approve) the five steps at the beginning. Then use the milestones and timeline to help manage the project.
The exciting thing here is all team memvbers involved have complete transparency and can see where additional support may be required.
As an example... I have recently created a 29 step 10 month plan for a...