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					                  Project Planning


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                      Presenter 2


C7-129-13 Day 2
                  Stages of Team-Based
                     Project Planning
           1.     Prepare an overview and objectives
           2.     Develop work breakdown
           3.     Assign responsibilities
           4.     Put the plan into action; track its
                  progress
           5.     Prepare a closeout report


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            Stage 1 - Project Overview
           • Problem, opportunity, or situation to be
             changed:
           • Project Goals:
           • Objectives:
           • Measure of Success:
           • Approach/Method:
           • Assumptions/Risk:

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                    SMART Test …
                  Be Planning SMART!
                   S - Specific
                   M - Measurable
                     A - Attainable
                     R - Relevant
                      T - Time-based



C7-129-13 Day 2
                  Project Overview
           • Problem, opportunity, or situation to be
             changed:
           • Project Goals:
           • Objectives:
           • Measure of Success:
           • Approach/Method:
           • Assumptions/Risk:

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                  Think outside the box
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                   Remember!

            If you keep on doing what
            you’ve always done, you will
            keep on getting what you
            have always got.



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                           Guidelines
           •      Focus on project goals
           •      Challenge assumptions
           •      Explore out of the box solutions
           •      Do not hesitate to invent new methods




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                    Let’s Review
           • What approaches did the team
             consider?
           • What assumptions were challenged?
           • What was necessary?




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                   Risks & Assumptions
           •      What Resources Are Required?
           •      What Risks Are Associated?
           •      What Problems or Delays are Likely?
           •      What Effect Will Delays Have?




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                  Checklist Exercise




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                              Review
           •      Defined Scope of Project
           •      Listed Project Goals & Objectives
           •      Defined Measures of Success
           •      Approach/Method Determined
           •      Listed Assumptions & Risks

                       Traps To Avoid
          Activity Trap            Scope Creep

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                  Stage 2 -Work Breakdown
                          Structure
                                                  Project Goal


                   High Level                 High Level                 High Level
                   Objective 1                Objective 2                Objective 3


                                 Activity 1                 Activity 1                 Activity 1



                                 Activity 2                 Activity 2                 Activity 2



                                 Activity 3                 Activity 3                 Activity 3




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           • What were the solutions to weight
             problems that the team encountered?
           • We must challenge assumptions
           • We must think outside the box.




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           Remember …..

                  If you keep on doing what you’ve
                  always done, you will keep on getting
                  what you’ve always got.




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         Stage 3 - Activity Assignments



                  You do this, and I’ll do that




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         Stage 3 - Activity Assignments
           • Who will do What and When
           • Understand Assignment
           • Understand Purpose, Details, and
             Duration
           • Understand Skill and Resource
             Requirements
           • Time Base – hours, days – due date


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      Stage 4 - Put the Plan Into Action

           • Provide Leadership
               Decision Making
               Support and Encourage
           • High Performance Teams
           • Critical Path
           • Trust
           • Team Boundaries
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             Stage 5 - Project Closeout
           • Were the goals and objectives met?
           • Was the project completed on time?
           • How might we make things run better
             next time?




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                         Conclusion
           •      Project Overview
           •      Work Breakdown Structure
           •      Activity Assignments
           •      Put Plan into Action
           •      Project Closeout




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