Project plans should include activities grouped into deliverables. Deliverables are project milestones. Activities describe the work needed to complete a deliverable. Learning to create project plans that show dependencies between activities, including successor and predecessor relationships, is useful for planning and managing project work.
- Time management expert Alan Laken said:…'Planning is bringing the future into the present…so that you can do something about it now.'…Developing your project plan is a key part…of resolving to a course of action.…There are many different methods…and I've tried a lot of them.…In this lesson I'll share a straight forward system…for creating easy to manage project plans.…We need to begin by explaining the difference…between deliverables and activities.…A good deliverable has to be something…that actually gets delivered.…
It is tangible or observable and it is either…complete or it's not complete.…Let me illustrate what I mean with some examples…of the deliverables for H Plus Sport.…Site layout, this is a deliverable…because it is tangible and it describes…an important work stream.…The site layout is either done or it's not done.…Someone needs to sign off on it being completed.…Occupancy permit.…Again it's tangible, it's either done or it's not done…and it describes the work stream.…
Internet connection, tangible, check.…
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- Describe the responsibilities of a project leader by using the DIRECT framework.
- Explain the role of Root Cause Analysis.
- Identify the common elements of a Project Charter.
- Describe the contents of a SWOT Analysis.
- Explain the difference between a weak project manager and a strong project manager.
- Explain the difference between qualitative metrics and quantitative metrics.List several tools that can be used for managing a project.
- Describe several techniques that can be used when managing the change created by a project.
- Explain the difference between a change and a transition.
- Explain the importance of capturing lessons learned from a project.
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