Topic 2 Create a Project Plan

The project management plan is the process of planning, defining, organizing, developing, and coordinating all the subsidiary plans and then integrating all those into a comprehensive project management plan. This plan become the document that defines how the project will be implemented and monitored. The project management plan is one of the main documents used to manage a project.

The main steps of the project management plan include:

What tasks need to be completed in order to produce each deliverable? Who will be responsible for completing them? What resources are necessary? After estimating the schedule, deliverables, dependencies and milestones, these should be added into a Gantt Chart.

No project is completely risk-free. What issues can affect a project? Can certain risks be prevented or limited?

A project kick-off meeting is where the whole team is gathered together to establish roles and responsibilities, the logistics of team communication etc.

What is resource allocation in project management? Resource allocation is the process of assigning and scheduling available resources in the most effective and economical manner.