The planning phase is an essential part of the project life cycle as it creates a roadmap that will be followed by the project management team. The planning phase outlines the details and defines the goals of the project to meet the requirements defined by the organisation.
During the planning phase, the project managers will need to:
The planning phase includes the following tasks:
Set a common goal for everyone. Lay out what needs to get done and by when.
A significant tool for contacting the planning phase is the Logical Framework Approach (LFA), a method used for the design of a project and the support of the project planning. The LFA is developed on a table with rows and columns covering each basic aspect of the project and demonstrating the logical relationship between the components of the table.
The LFA covers the following types of items: