Project planning is the second of the four stages in the project lifecycle model (as highlighted in Table 3-1). This is when detailed planning of the project is completed. During this stage of the project lifecycle, the scope, activities, resources, communications, and budget are planned. Large, complex, unfamiliar projects will require more in-depth planning than small, simple, and familiar projects. Depending on the size of the core team, different subteams may plan details and then the core team will integrate all the individual sections to create a complete project plan.
TABLE 3-1 Project Leader Responsibilities: ...