1.011 | Spring 2011 | Undergraduate
Project Evaluation
Projects

Project Evaluation Checklist

The following checklist provides a list of all the issues that need to be considered as part of the evaluation of any project. There is no particular order in which they need to be considered.

  • Classification
    • Public
    • Private
    • Public/Private Partnership
  • Goals / Objectives
  • Benefits and Costs
    • Many dimensions — social, economic, financial
    • Distribution of benefits and costs
  • Uncertainty
  • Stakeholders (Evaluative Complexity)
  • Measuring Performance (which will be measured differently by various stakeholders)
  • Life Cycle
    • Time Frames
    • Conception
    • Design
    • Construction
    • Operation
    • Decommission
  • Sustainability
    • Economic Development
    • Environmental Protection
    • Social Equity
  • Political / Institutional / Organizational Issues (Nested Complexity)
  • Financial Resources
  • Human Resources
  • Technical Feasibility
  • Does it make sense?? — The “giggle” test
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Spring 2011
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