SWOT Cost-Benefit Analysis (reframe as risk analysis) Decision Making - Vroom and Yetton Brainstorming 4-matrix / boston box theory of constraints pestle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Program_evaluation_and_review_technique
-> IMproving your internal model -> Coming to a decision -> Checking it, somehow
So managing Schedule Risk due to Student Syndrome is very important. Goldratt’s Critical Chain addresses exactly this concern. Briefly, the idea of this is:
1. Identify the system constraint
Exploit the system constraint.
Subordinate everything else to the system constraint.
Elevate the system constraint, and
If, in the previous step, a new constraint has been uncovered, repeat the process. Do not let inertia become the system constraint.