PROJECT INITIATION Develop a business case - describing the business problem or opportunity, listing the alternative solutions, undertaking a cost / benefit analysis and selecting the preferred solution to be delivered by a Project. Undertake a feasibility study are the alternative solutions you have identified likely to satisfy the requirements of the customer? Establish the project charter - describes the Project Vision, Objectives, Scope, Deliverables, Stakeholders, Roles, Responsibilities and Implementation Plans Appoint the project Team Set up the project office Perform the phase review PROJECT PLANNING
Create a Project Plan Create a Resource Plan Create a Financial Plan Create a Quality Plan - set quality targets for your project - ensure deliverables produced, meet needs of customer. Create a Risk Plan - helps identify risk and implement a plan to reduce it.
Create an Acceptance Plan Create a Communication Plan Perform a Phase Review PROJECT PLANNING CONT. Identify all of the phases, activities and tasks
Sum up the effort needed to complete those tasks Document all of the project inter-dependencies List the planning assumptions and constraints Create a detailed project planning schedule Define the project scope & milestones Identify the Work Breakdown Structure Set and agree the target delivery dates Monitor and control the allocation of resource Report on the progress of the project, to the sponsor Quality Planning
Identifying the customers requirements Listing the project deliverables to be produced Setting quality criteria for these deliverables Defining quality standards for the deliverables Gaining your customers agreement with the targets set Identifying the quality control tasks needed to control quality Creating a Quality Control Plan, by scheduling the control activities Listing the quality assurance activities required to assure quality Building a Quality Assurance Plan, by creating an activity schedule Risk Planning
Define Risk Management, as it aplies to your project Identify the categories of risk which are relevant List all of the types of risks which may occur Determine the likelihood of the risks occuring Calculate the impact on the project if risk does occur Rank the risks identified in order or priority Identify actions to take to prevent risk from occuring List contingency actions to take, in the event that risk does occur Create a risk schedule, which allocates timeframes to your
risk actions Implement a process to monitor and control risks throughout the project Communication Plans Listing your communications stakeholders Defining each stakeholders communication needs
Identifying the required communications events Determining the method and frequency of each event Allocating resource to communicatons events Building a communication event schedule Monitor the communications events completed Gaining feedback on communications events Improving communications processes PROJECT EXECUTION Build Deliverables Monitor and Control Perform Time Management Perform Cost Management Perform Quality Management Perform Change Management Perform Risk Management Perform Issue Management
Perform Project Closure Review Project Completion Identify the project completion criteria List any outstanding activities or deliverables Create a plan for passing deliverables to your customer Plan the handover of project documentation Cease supplier contracts and agreements Release projects resources to the business Communicate the closure of the project List all of the key activities needed to close a project Create step-by-step instructions to help you complete it Includes lots of practical examples, tips and hints Is pre-completed to save you time and effort GANTT CHART
Activity Months 1 1.Develop a business case 2. undertake a feasibility study 3. Consult with the relevant persons 4. Establish the project charter 5. Appoint a project team 6. Set up a project
office 7. Perform Phase Review 8. Create a project plan 9. Create a resource Plan 10. Create a 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Perceptions The World exists not merely in itself, but also
as it appears to me. C. G. Jung Psychological Types Compass Learning Guide The Key to Personal Effectiveness Section 1.3 BUILDING AN EFFECTIVE TEAM WHEN IT COMES TO TEAMS, WERE ALL IN THE SAME BOAT! Sure glad the hole isnt at our end! Stages of Team Development
Forming - the initial stage when the team atmosphere is symbolised by Wintertime - The stage of defensiveness Storming, followed by Norming - the transition stage when the team atmosphere is symbolised by Springtime. When Storming, the team is in the process of working through its defensiveness. In the Norming stage the team discusses and develops its processes and working style. Performing - the working stage when the team atmosphere is symbolised by Summertime The stage of authentic behaviour Adjourning - the final stage when the team atmosphere is symbolised by Autumn time The stage of closure Dr Bruce Tuckman published his Forming Storming Norming Performing model in 1965. He added the Adjourning stage in the 1970's. The seasonal metaphor is the work of John Heron and details can be found in his excellent
book The Complete Facilitators Handbook. THE INSIGHTS MODEL ON CREATING SUCCESSFUL TEAMS Achievement Methods Q How can you use your gifts to bring a goal focus to the team? Q - How can you bring more method and structure to the team? Q - How can you better value the method and structure other
team members bring? Shared processes Trust Q How can you use your gifts to create a trusting and supportive team atmosphere? Q How can you better value what others do to create trust? Shared relationship Q- How can you better value the goals focus other team members bring to the team?
Shared Success Shared goals Environment Q How can you make your team a creative, energised and inspirational place to work? Q How can you better value what others do to make the team an inspiration? Shared vision BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL TEAM
TEAM BUILDING MUST BE A : A WAY OF LIFE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EVERY TEAM MEMBER A CONTINUOUS PROCESS ABOUT DEVELOPING A CLEAR AND UNIQUE IDENTITY FOCUSSED ON A CLEAR AND CONSISTENT SET OF GOALS BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL TEAM TEAM BUILDING MUST BE A : A WAY OF LIFE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EVERY TEAM MEMBER A CONTINUOUS PROCESS
ABOUT DEVELOPING A CLEAR AND UNIQUE IDENTITY FOCUSSED ON A CLEAR AND CONSISTENT SET OF GOALS BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL TEAM TAKE SOFI HAGE TO YOUR MEETING 1. SUMMARISER 1. HARMONISER 2. ORIENTER 2. ANALYSER 3. GATEKEEPER 3. FACT SEEKER 4. ENCOURAGER 4. INITIATOR IT IS IMPORTANT THAT ALL TEAM
MEMBERS UNDERSTAND AND EMPLOY EACH OF THE FOUR TASK AND RELATIONSHIP ROLES. OPERATING AT YOUR MAXIMUM POTENTIAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT APPRAISALS Project Management Appraisal Assessment designed to scrutinize the project's management, test its effectiveness, and if found wanting, to make recommendations for corrective action.
A project management appraisal should be viewed as a useful, constructive and necessary diagnostic tool available for augmenting the capability of the sponsoring organization's project management team Project Management Appraisal PMA can therefore be used to: Identify the strengths of current practices Examine the effectiveness of project communication and documentation, and clarify the relationships between project scope, quality, time and cost Identify barriers to better performance, or critical skills needed by project managers or their supporting teams to increase their effectiveness
Provide for an exchange of ideas, information, problems, solutions and strategies with project team members, and thus develop a plan of action for carrying out improvements Project Management Appraisal T ime T he P rojec t Resourc es Output MY PERSONAL THEME
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