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Review the presentation for Module 3 concerning the Project Management Iron Triangle and the article describing the Boeing B787 Lithium Ion Battery Project failure – both available on 3.1 Module Topic Readings and Resources. Also, review the video below:
What is the Iron Triangle? Project Management in Under 5 (3:57/YouTube)
Based on what you learned from these materials, develop a two to three-page document, excluding the cover sheet and reference page, which provides your analysis and conclusion of what went wrong and how the problem may have originated in the initiation phase of the project.
How does the project failure relate to the principles of the project management Iron Triangle and the project initiation phase?
What risks did Boeing fail to adequately address affecting the triangle balance?
Were there unknowns involved that contributed to the project failure?
Conclude – Summarize why you believe such a prestigious aviation company experienced such a project failure based on the Iron Triangle and project initiation phase, and do you believe that this can be considered comparable to other aviation/aerospace project failures or that it was an isolated case?
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