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Research Paper | Management | Rwanda | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019
Effect of Management Practices on Project Success in Rwanda: A Case Study - Beneficiaries of Projects Funded by Compassion International in Nyagatare District
Placide Mwiseneza | Dr. Patrick Mulyungi 
Abstract: practices. In this context, project planning in the length of development of functional requirements, development of technical specifications and implementation of project management processes and procedures have been identified as the prerequisites or pillars of projects success and when reinforced by management practices namely appropriate project governance structures, standardized and integrated processes, and the utilization of performance metrics. Furthermore, when contextualized on the project characteristics namely its temporarily nature, unique deliverables or capability to perform a service and its progressive elaboration. This is a set of process structured to close the gap between strategy planning and execution by ensuring the implementation of the most valuable initiatives. This study analyzed the effect of management practices on project success in Rwanda observed on beneficiaries of projects funded by compassion International. The study covered 25 Compassion International funded projects in Nyagatare District. The purpose of this study aimed to analyze the effect of management practices on the success of projects sponsored by Compassion International in Nyagatare District of Rwanda. The specific objectives were: To determine the effect of planning; To assess the effect of management practices and to find out the effect of project characteristics. In this study, the existing literature on management practices and their use on project success have been reviewed and the check list had been used to collect information from the various literature and the organization database “compassion connect” from 25 projects located in Nyagatare where management practices have been applied. The data analysis had been done using the software Stata 14. The study had come up with conclusion and recommendations.
Keywords: Project, Management practices, Project Success
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019,
Pages: 500 - 505