Identify problem/opportunity Define business case › Provide various solution options › Conduct feasibility study › Recommend final solution › Approve solution › Initiate project Complete Project Charter › Outline objectives, scope and structure of the new project, › Appoint Project Manager › Recruit project team › Establishes a Project Office › Approval to move into the detailed planning phase.
Provide staff with clear goals Strengthen shared values Create common goals KEY › Gain competitive advantage PERFORMANCE › Clearly measured INDICATOR › Leading information on future performance
Location Communication Documentation Tools Meeting rooms Training rooms
Project Plan › outline activities, tasks, dependencies and timeframes Resource Plan › List labor, equipment and materials required Training Plan › List labor, equipment and materials required Financial Plan › identify labor, equipment and material costs Quality Plan › provide quality targets, assurance and control measures Risk Plan › highlight potential risks and actions taken to mitigate them Acceptance Plan › List criteria to be met to gain customer acceptance Communications Plan › List information needed to inform stakeholders Procurement Plan › identify products to be sourced from external suppliers At this point the project has been planned in detail and is ready to be executed.
Detailed task list Resource allocation Single ownership Daily updates Distribution Version control
Detailed plan › Type › Quantity › Roles, responsibilities › Equipment › Materials › SME’s
Competencies Time frame Training detail Delivery modes Record of prior learning Identify super users / train the trainer
Total costs › Labour › Equipment › Material › People Expense schedule
BFCG Project brainstorming and initial concepts, ideas, structures, aims, etc***** Gathering and identifying all elements, especially causal and hidden factors****** Scheduling and timescales ***** Identifying and sequencing parallel and interdependent activities and stages* **** Financials - castings, budgets, revenues, profits, variances, etc******* Monitoring, forecasting, reporting ****** Troubleshooting, problem identification, diagnosis and solutions******** 'Snapshot' or 'map' overview - non-sequential, non-scheduled***** Format for communications, presentations, updates, progress reports, etc *****
Free thinking Random technique Facilitated by correct person
Formal Customer realises benefits Asses completion of criteria Identify outstanding items Produce hand over plan List activities required for hand over Communicate closure to all stakeholders