Project management plan is master plan for project. It is developed once project charter is approved.[box] “Develop project management plan is process of documenting the actions necessary to define, prepare, integrate and coordinate all subsidiary plans. The project management plan define how the project is executed, monitored & controlled and closed.”[/box]
It integrates all the knowledge area. It also include baseline of project. Project baseline once defined can only be change through perform integrated change control process.
To develop successful project plan one should have following skills.
|Develop project Management plan|
· Project Charter
· Output from planning process
· Enterprise environment factor
· Organizational process assets
|Tool & Techniques
· Expert judgement
· Facilitation techniques
· Project Management plan
Output from planning process:
Information from other planning processes help to develop project plan.
Table below shows various planning process
|Scope management plan|
|Requirement management plan|
|Project scope statement|
|Schedule management plan|
|Cost management plan|
|Cost performance baseline|
|Quality management plan|
|Process improvement plan|
|Human resource plan|
|Communication management plan|
|Risk management plan|
|Procurement management plan|
|Stakeholder management plan|
Enterprise environment factors: Please click here to see more about Enterprise environment factors.
Organizational process assets: Please click here to see more about Organizational process assets.
Tools and Technique:
Expert judgement technique is used in every integration management process. In this judgement provided based on expertise by expert person of their fields. They can be individuals, subject matter expert (SME), Consultant, stakeholder or group(s).
Brainstorming, managing meetings and keeping them on track, resolving conflict, and resolving problems are part of facilitation techniques. These techniques are used by facilitator.
Project management plan is main output of this process. It is a formal approved document. Table above shows components of that.