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PMP Exam Cram™ 2 by Greg Horine, David Francis

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The Relationship to Planning Activities

Because many project managers have limited project initiation experience, and because many organizations have differing views on what project initiation entails, it is not always clear how project initiation relates to project planning. When you review the following list of common project management activities performed during the Initiating phase, you can understand why the line between these two major activities is not clear:

  • Determining business need

  • Collecting historical info

  • Determining project objectives and goals

  • Resolving conflicting high-level goals

  • Developing product descriptions

  • Determining deliverables

  • Determining process outputs

  • Documenting constraints

  • Documenting assumptions

  • Defining strategies

  • Identifying ...

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