THE PROJECT PLANNING CHECKLIST

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                   Date: May 30, 2008   Version:


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  PART ONE: PROJECT DEFINITIONS
                                                      Checkpoint:    Undecided


                                    Tracking
      Deliverable                                               Comfort Level
                        Status                 Date
                        Pending
     Project Goals
                        Completed                                   Undecided
     Specification
                        Approved

  Notes:

                        Pending
     Requirements
                        Completed                                   Undecided
     Specification
                        Approved

  Notes:

                        Pending
     Deliverables
                        Completed                                   Undecided
     Specification
                        Approved

  Notes:

                        Pending
     Scope
                        Completed                                   Undecided
     Specification
                        Approved

  Notes:

                        Pending
     Acceptance
                        Completed                                   Undecided
     Criteria
                        Approved
  Notes:
                        Pending
     Success Criteria   Completed                                   Undecided
                        Approved

  Notes:

                        Pending
     Risk Assessment    Completed                                   Undecided
                        Approved

  Notes:




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  PART TWO: PROJECT STRUCTURE

                                              Checkpoint:    Undecided

                                 Tracking
      Deliverable                                      Comfort Level
                     Status                 Date
                     Pending
    Phase
                     Completed                              Undecided
    Specification
                     Approved
  Notes:




                     Pending
    Key Task
                     Completed                              Undecided
    Specification
                     Approved
  Notes:




                     Pending
    Milestone
                     Completed                              Undecided
    Specification
                     Approved
  Notes:




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  PART THREE: PROJECT SCHEDULING

                                                Checkpoint:    Undecided

                                   Tracking
      Deliverable                                        Comfort Level
                       Status                 Date
                       Pending
     Work Breakdown
                       Completed                              Undecided
     Structure
                       Approved

  Notes:

                       Pending
     Work Hours
                       Completed                              Undecided
     Estimate
                       Approved
  Notes:
                       Pending
     Early Start and
                       Completed                              Undecided
     End Dates
                       Approved
  Notes:
                       Pending
     Late Start and
                       Completed                              Undecided
     Finish Dates
                       Approved
  Notes:
                       Pending
     Critical Path
                       Completed                              Undecided
     Specification
                       Approved
  Notes:
                       Pending
     Fast Track
                       Completed                              Undecided
     Opportunities
                       Approved

  Notes:

                       Pending
    Scheduling Risk
                       Completed                              Undecided
    Assessment
                       Approved

  Notes:




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  PART FOUR: RESOURCE PLANNING

                                                  Checkpoint:    Undecided

                                     Tracking
      Deliverable                                          Comfort Level
                         Status                 Date
                         Pending
     Stakeholder
                         Completed                              Undecided
     Analysis
                         Approved

  Notes:

                         Pending
     Skills Assessment   Completed                              Undecided
                         Approved
  Notes:
                         Pending
     Responsibilities
                         Completed                              Undecided
     Matrix
                         Approved
  Notes:
                         Pending
    Resource
                         Completed                              Undecided
    Allocations
                         Approved
  Notes:
                         Pending
     Training
                         Completed                              Undecided
     Assessment
                         Approved
  Notes:
                         Pending
    Project Team
                         Completed                              Undecided
    Organization
                         Approved

  Notes:

                         Pending
     Outsourcing
                         Completed                              Undecided
     Arrangements
                         Approved

  Notes:




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  PART FIVE: FINANCIAL PLANNING

                                                Checkpoint:    Undecided

                                   Tracking
      Deliverable                                        Comfort Level
                       Status                 Date
                       Pending
     Materials Costs   Completed                              Undecided
                       Approved

  Notes:

                       Pending
    Development
                       Completed                              Undecided
    Costs
                       Approved

  Notes:

                       Pending
     Staffing Costs    Completed                              Undecided
                       Approved

  Notes:

                       Pending
     Outsourcing
                       Completed                              Undecided
     Costs
                       Approved

  Notes:

                       Pending
     Process Costs     Completed                              Undecided
                       Approved

  Notes:

                       Pending
     Training Costs    Completed                              Undecided
                       Approved

  Notes:




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  Finance Planning Notes:




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  PART SIX: LOGISTICAL READINESS

                                                        Checkpoint:    Undecided


                   Issue                        Status           Comfort Level
  Will all required staff resources be     Fully
  available for project initiation and     Partially                  Undecided
  execution?                               Not at All
  Notes:




  Will all required hardware, software,    Fully
  and supplies be available for project    Partially                  Undecided
  initiation and execution?                Not at All
  Notes:




  Will all premises and facilities be      Fully
  available as needed for project          Partially                  Undecided
  initiation and execution?                Not at All
  Notes:




  Will all project funds be available as   Fully
  needed for project initiation and        Partially                  Undecided
  execution?                               Not at All
  Notes:




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  PART SEVEN: TASK TRACKING

  1.0 INITIATION TASKS

  Task          Description      Assigned To   Due Date     Status

  1.1                                                       Open

  1.2                                                       Open

  1.3                                                       Open

  1.4                                                       Open

  1.5                                                       Open

  1.6                                                       Open

  1.7                                                       Open

  1.8                                                       Open

  1.9                                                       Open

  1.10                                                      Open

  1.11                                                      Open

  1.12                                                      Open

  1.13                                                      Open

  1.14                                                      Open

  1.15                                                      Open

  1.16                                                      Open

  1.17                                                      Open

  1.18                                                      Open

  1.19                                                      Open

  1.20                                                      Open




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  2.O PLANNING TASKS

  Task         Description       Assigned To   Due Date     Status

  2.1                                                       Open

  2.2                                                       Open

  2.3                                                       Open

  2.4                                                       Open

  2.5                                                       Open

  2.6                                                       Open

  2.7                                                       Open

  2.8                                                       Open

  2.9                                                       Open

  2.10                                                      Open

  2.11                                                      Open

  2.12                                                      Open

  2.13                                                      Open

  2.14                                                      Open

  2.15                                                      Open

  2.16                                                      Open

  2.17                                                      Open

  2.18                                                      Open

  2.19                                                      Open

  2.20                                                      Open




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  3.0 EXECUTION TASKS

  Task         Description       Assigned To   Due Date     Status

  3.1                                                       Open

  3.2                                                       Open

  3.3                                                       Open

  3.4                                                       Open

  3.5                                                       Open

  3.6                                                       Open

  3.7                                                       Open

  3.8                                                       Open

  3.9                                                       Open

  3.10                                                      Open

  3.11                                                      Open

  3.12                                                      Open

  3.13                                                      Open

  3.14                                                      Open

  3.15                                                      Open

  3.16                                                      Open

  3.17                                                      Open

  3.18                                                      Open

  3.19                                                      Open

  3.20                                                      Open




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  PART EIGHT: CONCLUSIONS




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