The Project Management Plan brings together all of the PMBOK management plans into a comprehensive whole that shows how the project team will carry out the work, monitor progress, control the outputs and close the project. stakeholdermap.com
The Project Management Plan is the project’s operating manual. It includes a description of the Project Life Cycle, the development approach to be used for the deliverables, the Project Tolerances or variance thresholds, and how the Baselines will be managed.
While it does include its own information, the bulk of the plan will be made up of subsidiary plans for example the:
- Change Management Plan,
- Cost Management Plan,
- Scope Management Plan,
- Requirements Management Plan, and
- Quality Management Plan.
The Project Management Plan is developed during the preparation or initiation phase of the project lifecycle.
This template includes all of the areas you need to cover, with includes useful hints and tips to help you complete each section.
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The contents of the Project Management Plan Template
Field Description and Tips to Complete
Project details and document control
- Project Name and Reference
- Document information: ID, owner, issue date, last saved date, file name or path
- Document history: version, issue date, changes.
- Document approvals: role, name, signature, date
|Phase||Key Activities||Key Deliverables|
|Phase||Reviews||Entry Criteria||Exit Criteria|
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ReferencesInstitute, P.M. (2017) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. 6th edn. Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute.
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