VKR Professor Bent Flyvbjerg’s “How Big Things Get Done” took the world by storm in 2023
“How Big Things Get Done”, in which VKR Professor at IT University of Copenhagen Bent Flyvbjerg and journalist Dan Gardner present the ultimate guide to project management dos and don’ts, has taken the world by storm and secured ‘Book of the Year’ nominations and awards from a range of media outlets.
“[I]nvaluable advice for anyone wanting to better manage their projects.”
“[T]he ultimate road map to how potentially world-changing projects might actually deliver on their vision on time and on budget.”
“Brilliant — and with a nice dose of large-scale IT projects included in the analysis. Every CIO and transformation lead should be aware of the findings in this book.”
Since its publication in February, VKR Professor at IT University of Copenhagen Bent Flyvbjerg and journalist Dan Gardner’s book How Big Things Get Done - The Surprising Factors Behind Every Successful Project, from Home Renovations to Space Exploration has received universal praise for its insights based on Bent Flyvbjerg’s expertise in project planning and management. Theis Duelund Jensen, Press Officer, tel: 2555 0447, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In How Big Things Get Done, Bent Flyvbjerg unveils the principles that drive the success of ambitious projects, from home renovations to space exploration. He challenges common misconceptions and reveals that the key lies not in meticulous planning but in embracing uncertainty and adapting to the unexpected. The book highlights the importance of continuous learning, stakeholder engagement, and political astuteness in navigating the complexities of large-scale undertakings. Drawing on a wealth of case studies, Flyvbjerg provides a practical guide for turning grand visions into tangible realities.
The book is available for purchase via Amazon and Saxo.