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How to measure the size of a project?

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How can the project measure the size of his project? Is the project size measured by the number of people working on it? By its total budget? By its importance to the company? By the time it takes to finish it?

Please advise...
asked 7 years ago by anonymous

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The size of the project is measured by 3 factors:

- The number of people working on the project
- The length of the project
- The budget allocated for the project

Most companies solely use the budget as a measure of the size of the project, because the other two factors are nearly always proportional to the budget.

Now perceptions on the size of a project differ based on the size of the company. For example, small companies think that a project with a budget of million dollars to be a huge project, while large companies consider such a project to be a very small project.

So, the size of the project is subjective, but it is always related to the project budget.
answered 7 years ago by TheProjectManager (2,630 points)

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