This is the third article in a 3-article series on project / stage / phase planning. It is also from a new book that we are working on.
The first article covered the need to have two distinct plans instead of one for every stage. The second article addressed the management planning and the need for a stage management plan. Today, we cover the stage detailed planning.
This blog post is part of a chapter from an e-book that we are working on at this time. The e-book is a simulation of how to apply a project management method (CAM2P™) on large and complex project integrating a project life span with the PMBOK® Guide. The focus of this part (of the chapter) is to discusses an alternative approach to the PMBOK® Guide planning processes, which we use in the sample project.
Project planning is a challenging topic for many reasons. Consequently, it is important to understand this chapter and concepts before one can move into the sample project. Continue reading →