Project Integration Management
Project Management Plan
Project Management plan contains all the information and plans that you require to manage, monitor and implement your project successfully.
Project Management Plan includes
The Project scope is the part of project planning. It involves determining and documenting a list of specific project goals, deliverables, tasks and deadlines. Project scope management includes the processes required to ensure that the project includes all the work required, and only the work required, to complete the project successfully. The work that needs to be accomplished to deliver a product, service or result with the specified features and functions.
Schedule Management Plan
The Schedule Management Plan is the document of the selected scheduling methodology with the corresponding scheduling tool and techniques. Schedule management plan explains the development of the project schedule taking into account the processes to define activities, sequence activities, estimate activity resources and durations. Schedule management plan is used to compare the actual work with the schedule activity to achieve the project objective in a timely manner.
Cost Management Plan
Cost management plan is the document contains all the estimated costs of the project. A common technique used in this area is Earned Value Management (EVM) where your forecast of expenditure is compared to the projects actual costs.
Human Resource Management Plan
Project resource management plan provides guidance on how project human resources should be defined, staffed, managed, controlled, and eventually released.
The structure of this important document consists of:
• Roles and responsibilities
• Organization charts
• The staffing management plan
Quality Management Plan
Quality management plan explains the quality standards of the project and how project manager will manage the compliance of deliverables. When a project fails to meet its quality requirements, there are serious repercussions on the delivery and acceptance of the project, so it is a key area to define appropriately.
Communications Management Plan
The communications management plan can also include guidelines for project status meetings, project team meetings, e-meetings, and e-mails. It provides the s following
• Information to be communicated, including language, format, content, and level of detail
• Reason for the distribution
• Time frame and frequency for the distribution
• Person responsible for it
• Person responsible for authorizing release of confidential information;
• Person or groups who will receive the information;
• Methods or technologies used to convey it
• Resources allocated for communication activities
• Glossary of common terminology
Risk Management Plan
Risk management plan describes how project manager will identify, access and manage risks. For each risk project manager will assign a level of seriousness, probability and likely impact of each risk, which will be documented in Risk Breakdown Structure (RBS).
Procurement Management Plan
Procurement management plan identifies the products, services and resources that need to be acquired or purchased from outside of the project team. It will include the time frame for each resource and the quoting and management processes attached to this procurement.
Stakeholder Management Plan
Plan Stakeholder Management produces a Stakeholder Management Plan. Among other things, this plan includes desired and the current engagement level of stakeholders, interrelationships between stakeholders and information to be shared with stakeholders. Developing appropriate management strategies to effectively engage stakeholders throughout the project life cycle, based on the analysis of their needs, interests, and potential impact on project success.
Develop Project Management Plan – Output