chapter  6
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Strategic beginnings

While particular ingredients - such as sufficient funds, support from management, employees, relevant curriculum and competent educators - are always necessary, they are not sufficient to ensure the success of a programme. The frustrating situation at Optiboard, as told by the educator involved, is a case in point:

Rumour has it that the Optiboard project was the brainchild of some late night networking at a function. Certainly those involved in the project agreed it had not been well conceived, and often wondered why it had hung on for so long before finally biting the dust.