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Project Management Checklists For Dummies by Nick Graham

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Part III

Checklists for Planning

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The Work Flow Diagram is a hugely powerful planning technique. Simple in concept, it shows the products that must be created (deliverables) in the order in which they must be produced. The diagram is also very effective for progress control. You can date and colour code the product boxes to show when products are delivered and if they were on time.

In this part …

  • Understand the importance of proper planning.
  • Think the project through and develop good plans, helping you to keep everything on track.
  • Set up good controls so that if something goes wrong (which it inevitably will) you can deal with it.

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