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Stage 3: Plan the Project
 
 
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How to: Finalize Project Plan & Gain Approvals

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The flow chart below describes the sequence of activities that results in a reviewed and approved plan.

1.

Compile deliverables or results from all the Planning Stage activities into a project plan document.

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2.

Distribute the project plan to the Project Sponsor and other appropriate stakeholders.

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3.

Schedule a meeting with Project Sponsor and other relevant stakeholders to review the project plan deliverables.

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4.

Make any changes from the formal review and finalize the project plan deliverable.

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5.

Ask the Project Sponsor to acknowledge if the project will proceed.
(This is a “go/no-go” decision point. The Project Sponsor should indicate the reasons for rejecting the project if the decision is a no-go.)

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6.

Obtain signatures from the Project Sponsor and any other designated stakeholder

 

 

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Updated February 1, 2006 - v1.0