Effective Management:

Managing Change

Three Project Management Functions

Activities and Relates Activities

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Three Project Management Functions, Related Activities and Outputs

  1. Project Definition

    Activities: to determine the purpose, goals, scope, outcomes, and constraints of the project; to identify stakeholders, their contribution and needs; to establish basic project management controls

    Outputs: charter; statement of work; responsibility matrix; communication plan

  2. Project Planning

    Activities: to estimate resource requirements; to make detailed scheduling; to create risk profiles; to develop procedures for risk and change management; to build the project team

    Outputs: task list; network diagram, schedule; budget; resource plan; risk profiles, risk log, risk management plan; change request form; change management plan; cost-estimating worksheet

  1. Project Control

    Activities: to lead the project team; to measure progress; to monitor the project for new risks; to take corrective action; to communicate progress; to close out the project

    Outputs: status reports for different audiences; cost-tracking guidelines; cost and schedule tracking charts; issues log; change request log; changes to scope, deliverables, responsibilities, communication plan, project deliverables; final evaluation close-out report