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Completion of a tough job

Just under a year ago, I took on a project that was expected to last about 3 months. It was supposed to be an easy win, where the SME already had most of the content and wanted to make quick progress. Today, I finished the build of this eLearning package. It still needs a couple of updates and to go through the review process, but the actual content and build is finally done!

So what have I learned from this quick win that took almost a year?
1. Ask more questions at the beginning. 

Before I begin any new projects, I want to be 100% sure that the client knows exactly what the project is about and can communicate that to me. Vague ideas aren't a good starting point. I want to know:

What is the subject?Who (specifically) is it aimed at? What do they want learners to learn?What behaviour changes do they want to see as a result?Why has this piece been commissioned right now?Is it connected to other projects?What has triggered this project? In short, before I go any further, I want to kn…