STEP 2. PROJECT PLAN
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Title Of Project
PROJECT PLAN DOCUMENT INSTRUCTIONS
The Project Plan is the initial lifecycle project scope document used to receive approval for a SC information management project. All sections must be completed to receive approval to begin the project. The project planning process allows dates to be entered into the integrated schedule as a baseline for planning purposes, and is subject to adjustment and revisions as the project life cycle and its milestones are achieved.
Identify the title of the proposed project including version number if required.
Reference the SC strategic plan and/or business model requirement being satisfied.
Provide a description of the project using any SC strategic planning information available to link the project to the SC business model.
Identify all business stakeholders, customer groups and key users involved in the project.
Provide a complete resource estimate to include labor, hardware/software and any other direct costs associated with the project.
Identify any key performance measures associated with the project and, when possible, link the performance measures to overall SC and IM performance measure criteria.
Identify all project dependencies that should be considered in completing this project. Use the SC strategic and operational plans and any external activities available.
Identify all SC life cycle s-list milestone completion dates.
Provide a high-level life cycle project Gantt chart/timeline.
Identify lead responsibilities/roles associated with the project.
Identify any exceptions to performing milestones on the standard SC life cycle s-list process.
Include any special timing considerations needed to perform this project.
Identify all potential project risks and steps to be taken to mitigate those risks.
Include an appropriate SC concurrence/approval section.