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Before You Start, Figure Out How Your New Project Could Die

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Once something is dead, a post-mortem analysis can tell you why it didn’t make it. A Pre-Mortem Analysis can tell you why a project might fail, so you can adjust before you start, and hopefully save your project from a gruesome fate.

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Sure, you can learn from your mistakes. But it will be too late to recoup sunk capital, time and pos
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About the author

Mark Cannella is a farm business management specialist for University of Vermont Extension. He has been working in the field of agriculture in VT for over 10 years. He has managed farm operations in vegetable production, maple sugaring and agricultural education. His current focus is the management and delivery of farm business planning programs, business management trainings and farm economic research. Mark contributes to programs that serve a diverse audience of farm producers raising different products at different scales. His areas of expertise are farm financial analysis, farm business planning, project/program management and applied food systems research.

1 Comment

  1. Gene Schriefer says:

    Interesting, a little different twist on the DuPont SWOT analysis.

    Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunity and Threats

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