A - Project Initiation
A02 - Appoint the project manager
A03 - Appoint the key team members
A05 - Identify and plan the deliverables
A06 - Identify risks and plan responses
A07 - Have project initiation peer-reviewed
A08 - Make a go/no-go decision
B - Monthly Initiation
B01 - Revise and refine the plans
B02 - Have the monthly cycle peer-reviewed
B03 - Make a go/no-go decision
B04 - Kick off the monthly cycle
C - Weekly Management
C01 - Measure and report performance
C02 - Plan responses for deviations
C03 - Kick off the weekly cycle
D - Daily Management
E - Monthly Closure
E01 - Evaluate stakeholder satisfaction
E02 - Capture lessons and plan for improvements
F - Project Closure
F02 - Evaluate stakeholder satisfaction
F03 - Have the closing activity group peer-reviewed
F04 - Archive the project documents
G - Post-Project Management
C04 - Conduct a focused communication
This management activity belongs to the Weekly Management group, which is a group of activities done at the beginning of each week.
Send a short message to everyone involved in the project, and brief them on what’s going to be done in the upcoming week, and on the risks that may affect it, as well as the plans to respond to those risks.
The purpose is to ensure everyone is aligned with the overall goal of the project, and that there won’t be conflicts among the work of individuals, teams, and suppliers.
Don’t go through too much detail in this message, but rather keep it simple and high-level.
The following principles play a significant role in this management activity: