Project Management Checklist

The Project Planning web page lists nine questions whose answers need to be written down before final sign-off of any project plan.   Here are more detailed notes on each question.

1: Determine the scope:- what to deliver and when

2: Estimate the resources and capabilities (people, physical resources and funding) you will need

3: Identify potential sources of capability

4: Decide who will carry out the required processes and policies

5: Determine who will be accountable for what

6: Identify similar projects that have succeeded

7: Determine an acceptable balance of cost, benefit and risk – and how they should be managed

8: Determine how you will work with other delivery agents and stakeholders to share information and knowledge

9: Determine arrangements for monitoring and reporting progress. Identify the performance measures and incentives you will need

Martin Stanley

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