Project Deliverables Checklist

Project deliverables checklist provides a quick overview of the project deliverables, which can be used as a tracking tool. It may also include the key responsible and accountable parties to ensure timely completion of the project deliverables or to achieve the milestones. Maintaining one comprehensive checklist, for tracking, enables the project manager to be on top […]
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Projects Interdependency

Projects interdependency is an important aspect of project management. It is a key factor in the successful project delivery. There could be project interdependencies between your project and other projects within and outside the organization, or between your project and others within a large project or program. It is important to identify the interdependencies between projects to […]
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Project governance

Project governance ensures practical project communication, which is critical to successful project delivery. Strategic governance is critical to successful project management. It is the last resort to resolving unresolved issues, particularly roles and responsibilities, at every organizational level. Project governance is vital to ensure well defined roles and responsibilities, leadership discipline, exercise some level of […]
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Project Schedule

Project schedule provides a tracking mechanism for your project delivery. Once the key work packages, deliverables and milestones have been defined, project schedule can be created. Project schedule include activities, tasks and their dependencies, resource information and resource assignments. Project schedule can be prepared in different format and levels to represent clear point of responsibility. Keep it simple and […]
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Work Breakdown Structure | WBS | Work Packages

Work breakdown structure (WBS) is a representation, usually in a chart or hierarchical form, of the work packages for a project. It defines the complete scope of the project. The subject matter experts collaborate to identify and define the components of the WBS. Effort should be geared towards achieving the desired outcome, which is determined by […]
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Integrated Project Plan

Integrated project plan is made up of several plans in one (see Figure 30). The integrated project plan serves as the reference guide for the project manager and team members to manage and execute the project agenda. To create a comprehensive integrated project plan, you need the participations of the core project team and other key […]
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Team Formation and Kick-off Meeting(s)

Team Formation and Kick-off Meeting(s)Initial core team formation is a key prerequisite for the development of an integrated project plan and vital to running the project successfully. The resource requirements should be established as part of the project cost estimation and can be updated, due to other changing factors such as requirements scope and inflation.Project team […]
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Project Milestones Timeline

Milestones TimelineHaving a clear implementation roadmap is critical to the successful delivery of a project. The deliverables that are required to develop a product or service are vital to developing high level single point accountability and responsibility. The roadmap can be represented in form of a timeline. The timeline is usually created at the preliminary […]
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Project Charter

Project CharterIdeally, project charter should be created, as a mandate or terms of reference document, for the project manager to implement the project. In reality, the project manager may have to create, update or coordinate the creation of the project charter. A project charter usually includes the following elements, not in any particular order:§   Project profile: […]
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