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On Time! On Track! On Target! Managing Your Projects Successfully with Microsoft® Project by Bonnie Biafore

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Chapter Eleven. Executing the Project Plan

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.

Elbert Hubbard

After all the activity and excitement of the project planning phase, project execution sounds simple. Carry out the plan. But before the first hard copies of project planning documents settle in the printer tray, something will happen that requires changes to your plan. So, project execution is more of a blur of everything you do between the end of project planning and reaching the project goal.

This chapter acts like a kickoff for the most visible of your duties as a project manager. It begins with a reminder of the items that you should complete before you execute the project, such as an approved project plan, a ...

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