Explore BrainMass

Project Management and Task Differentiates

What differentiates a Task from a Project? What is your understanding of Managing as suppose to Directing a Project?

Solution Preview

What differentiates a Task from a Project?

A task is something you do or try to accomplish in the short term. A project is something that is done to affect the organization in the long term. A task such as creating payroll reports although important at the moment does not add any value or assist the organization in its long term goals. A project on the other hand can have a tremendous effect on a business. Projects can add value, generate additional ...

Solution Summary

The solution differentiates a task from a project. Managing as supposed to directing a project is examined.