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Tips for Creating a Project Plan

Every project tells a unique story about deliverables, timing, team members, and its goals. If you are in charge of a project, you need to create a project plan before moving to more important thin...


Every project tells a unique story about deliverables, timing, team members, and its goals. If you are in charge of a project, you need to create a project plan before moving to more important things.

Sometimes you can't wait to jump right into the project and figure things along the way, but you will accomplish much better results if you make a project plan first.

Consider this to be your foundation, which will serve you to move forward. Keep in mind that without a proper plan, you are risking misleading your team members. Instead of going in one direction, they will be heading in multiple directions. So, we have formulated a few steps to create a project plan, which will help you lead your team with confidence.

STEPS IN PROJECT PLANNING

IDENTIFY STAKEHOLDERS. A stakeholder can be anyone who is affected by the project plan, and this includes end-users and customers. It's crucial to identify your stakeholders and focus on their interests when drafting a project plan. Be aware that this ...