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Determine Project Size

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What it is How to Sizing Factors Framework
Guide
 
 
Framework Guide

Key:  R = required, E = Encouraged, O = optional, n/a = not applicable

 

Small

Medium

Large

 

 

 

 

Conceptualize

 

 

 

Define project mission and vision

O

R

R

Establish strategic alignment

n/a

R

R

Identify stakeholders

E

R

R

Define high-level business requirements

E

R

R

Determine feasibility

n/a

R

R

Develop business case

O

R

R

Finalize Project Proposal and Gain Approvals

O

R

R

Deliverable: Project Proposal

Project Proposal/EZ and Very Brief

Project Proposal/Full but Brief

Project Proposal/Full and Detailed

 

 

 

 

Initiate

 

 

 

Define Scope

R

R

R

Define Requirements

R

R

R

Identify High-level Roles

R

R

R

Develop High-Level Milestones/Timeline

R

R

R

Develop High-Level Budget

R

R

R

Identify High-Level Control Strategies

 

 

 

     Communication Strategy

R

R

R

     Quality Management Strategy

R

R

R

     Issue Management Strategy

E

R

R

     Change Management Strategy

E

R

R

     Risk Management Strategy

E

R

R

     Procurement Strategy

O

R

R

Finalize Project Charter and Gain Approvals

R

R

R

Deliverable: Project Charter

Project Charter/EZ and Very Brief

Project Charter/Full but Brief

Project Charter/Full and Detailed

 

 

 

 

Plan

 

 

 

Hold Project Kick-Off Meeting

E

R

R

Develop Work Plan

 

 

 

     Develop Work Breakdown
     Structure (WBS)

E

R

R

     Develop Project Staffing Plan

E

R

R

     Develop Project Schedule

R

R

R

     Develop Project Budget

R

R

R

Develop Project Control Plan

 

 

 

      Communication Plan

R

R

R

      Quality Management Plan

n/a

R

R

      Issue Management Plan

n/a

R

R

      Change Management Plan

n/a

R

R

      Risk Management Plan

E

R

R

      Procurement Plan

O

R

R

      Support Transition Plan

R

R

R

Finalize Project Plan and Gain Approvals

R

R

R

Deliverable: Project Plan

Project Plan/EZ and Very Brief

Project Plan/Full but Brief

Project Plan/Full and Detailed

 

 

 

 

Execute and Control

 

 

 

Hold Project Team Kick-Off Meeting

E

R

R

Execute the Project

 

 

 

        Manage Scope and Requirements

R

R

R

        Manage Roles

R

R

R

        Manage Schedule

R

R

R

        Manage Budget

R

R

R

Control the Project

 

 

 

        Manage Communications

R

R

R

        Control Quality

E

R

R

        Control Issues

E

R

R

        Control Change

E

R

R

        Control Risks

E

R

R

        Manage Procurement

O

R

R

Prepare for Support Transition

R

R

R

Accept Project

R

R

R

Deliverable: Executed and Controlled Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Close

 

 

 

Transition to Support Organizations

R

R

R

Conduct Post Project Review

E

R

R

Perform Administrative Closeout

E

R

R

Approve Project Closeout

R

R

R

Celebrate!

E

E

E

Deliverable: Closed Project

 

 

 

 

 

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Updated February 1, 2007 - v2.0