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Project stage 2: plan

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Figure 4.1 Plan

Now that the terms of reference have been agreed with the sponsor, a detailed plan of the work has to be prepared.

image A project manager often considers how much of his or her time needs to be spent on preparing a plan. Too much time planning for a simple project may be considered a waste, but too little time on a complex project would introduce unnecessary risk. A simple project could be viewed as one with a small budget, or a small number of people involved. A complex project would be the opposite, ...

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