Identify possible conflict early and get together key stakeholders to diffuse the conflict as quickly as possible.
Include contingency in the schedule to avoid missing a deadline.
There is usually not a lot of spare time in an annual report schedule but try to build in a few extra days and extra help if necessary.
Ensure everyone signs off on the schedule so responsibilities are understood.

Design Business Council (dbc) workshops

Preparing a design brief

Evaluating a design presentation

dbc workshops will assist you prepare a brief and then evaluate a presentation.

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