page title icon 14: Epic Project Fail no 1

How do you deliver years late and go € billons over budget?? Simple: build an airport…

Construction of the Berlin Brandenburg International Willy Brandt Airport began in 2006. But over the the ensuing years there was a tale of woe resulting in failed fire inspections, massive delays, trains running daily with no passengers and worse. So how could it go so badly wrong, and what lessons could we learn as project managers?

SHOW LINKS

BBC Radio 4 – In Business, The Berlin Airport Fiasco

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-48527308

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2015-07-23/how-berlin-s-futuristic-airport-became-a-6-billion-embarrassment

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