Essay on Project Plan Outline
This document is an annotated outline for a Project Management Plan, adapted from the PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and IEEE Standard for Project Management Plans. The Project Management Plan is considered to be a “Best Practice” template by the ETS Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO).
The template is designed to address items for all sizes of projects. For small projects, it may be appropriate to omit sections. For unique projects, you may need to add sections.
Tailor as appropriate. Where you decide to omit a section, you might keep the header, but insert a comment saying why you omitted the element. A suggested method is to leave the header and place the comment “Not …show more content…
The Executive Summary of the Project Management Plan provides an overview of the project and the product, a list of deliverables, reference material, and agency definitions and acronyms used throughout the Life Cycle of the project.
1 Project Overview
Provide a concise summary of the project objectives, scope, out of scope, the product to be delivered, major work activities, major work products, major milestones, required resources, and master high-level schedules and budget requirements. The Project Overview describes the relationship of this project to the agency mission, other projects, and business