O'Reilly logo

A Project Manager's Book of Forms: A Companion to the PMBOK Guide, 5th Edition by Cynthia Stackpole Snyder

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 2

Planning Forms

2.0 PLANNING PROCESS GROUP

The purpose of the planning process group is to elaborate the information from the project charter to create a comprehensive set of plans that will enable the project team to deliver the project objectives. There are 24 processes in the planning process group.

  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Plan Scope Management
  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Develop Schedule
  • Plan Cost Management
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Plan Quality Management
  • Plan Human Resource Management
  • Plan Communications Management
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Plan Procurement Management
  • Plan Stakeholder Management

The intent of the planning process group is to at least:

  • Elaborate and clarify the project scope
  • Develop a realistic schedule
  • Develop a realistic budget
  • Identify project and product quality processes
  • Plan the human resource aspects of the project
  • Determine the communication needs
  • Establish risk management practices
  • Identify the procurement needs of the project
  • Determine how to manage stakeholder engagement
  • Combine all the planning information into a project management plan and a set of project documents that are cohesive and integrated

Planning is not a one-time event. It occurs throughout the project. Initial plans will become more ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required