- Develop a business case to justify the new project.
- Undertake a feasibility study to measure the solution feasibility.
- Establish the terms of reference by defining the project boundaries.
- Appoint a project team with the right skills and experience.
- Set up a project office with the required facilities and tools.
- Perform a stage-gate review to request approval to proceed
- Create a project plan defining the work breakdown structure.
- Create a resource plan listing the quantities of resource needed.
- Create a financial plan identifying the budget required.
- Create a risk plan identifying key risks and mitigating actions.
- Create a quality plan including quality assurance and control reviews.
- Create an acceptance plan to gain customer acceptance.
- Create a communication plan to keep stakeholders informed.
- Create a procurement plan to procure products from suppliers.
- Contract suppliers to the project.
- Perform a phase review to request approval to proceed.
1. Build the project deliverables.
2. Monitor and control the project by performing:
- Time management;
- Cost management;
- Quality management;
- Change management;
- Risk management;
- Issue management;
- Procurement management;
- Acceptance management;
- Communications management.
Perform project closure by creating a project closure report;
Review project completion by undertaking a post implementation review.