Study Process Steps

  1. Initiating
    • Create measurable objectives
    • Determine company culture and existing systems
    • Develop stakeholder management strategy
    • Identify stakeholders
    • Develop project charter
    • Collect processes, procedures, and historical information
    • Divide large projects into phases
    • Uncover requirements and initial risks
    • Understand the business case
    • Select project manager
  2. Planning
    • Determine how you will do planning-part of all management plans
    • Finalize requirements
    • Create project scope statement
    • Determine what to purchase
    • Determine team
    • Create WBS and WBS dictionary
    • Create activity list
    • Create network diagram
    • Estimate resource requirements
    • Estimate time and cost
    • Determine critical path
    • Develop schedule
    • Develop budget
    • Determine quality standards, processes, and metrics
    • Create process improvement plan
    • Determine all roles and responsibilities
    • Plan communications
    • Perform risk identification, qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, and risk response planning
    • Go back-iterations
    • Prepare procurement documents
    • Finalize the "how to execute and control" parts of all management plans
    • Develop final PM plan and performance measurement baseline that are realistic
    • Gain formal approval of the plan
    • Hold kickoff meeting
  3. Executing
    • Execute the work according to the PM plan
    • Perform quality assurance
    • Hold team-building activities
    • Facilitate conflict resolution
    • Ensure common understanding
    • Send and receive information
    • Use the work authorization system
    • Implement only approved changes
    • Manage people
    • Evaluate team and project performance
    • Produce product scope
    • Perform quality audits
    • Give recognition and rewards
    • Continuously improve
    • Follow processes
    • Hold meetings
    • Select sellers
    • Use issue logs
    • Request changes
    • Acquire final team
  4. Monitoring & Controlling
    • Administer procurements
    • Measure performance against other metrics determined by the project manager
    • Determine variances and if they warrant a change request
    • Take action to control the project
    • Inform stakeholders of approved changes
    • Influence the factors that cause changes
    • Request changes
    • Perform integrated change control
    • Perform quality control
    • Approve or reject changes
    • Perform risk audits
    • Gain acceptance of interim deliverables from the customer
    • Create forecasts
    • Manage configuration
    • Report on project performance
    • Manage reserves
    • Measure performance against the performance measurement baseline
  5. Closing
    • Hand off completed product
    • Index and archive records
    • Gain formal acceptance of the product
    • Release resources
    • Confirm work is done to requirements
    • Complete procurement closure
    • Complete final performance reporting
    • Update lessons learned knowledge base
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