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The following premium templates are available to all ProjectManagement.com members until 12/18. We hope you find them useful.
Project Sizing Template (NEW THIS MONTH!)
The purpose of project sizing analysis is to determine the appropriate level of formality for a project in regard to structure and tools based on four key criteria: Stakeholder Impact, Risk, Project Responsibility Level and Organizational Level Impacted. It is inspired by the article Determining the Appropriate Level of Formal Documentation with Project Sizing.
PMO Business Planning Template (NEW THIS MONTH!)
This template is intended to help the PMO produce its annual business plan. Ultimately, your organization likely has its own template that you need to comply with, but this template is intended to help with the thought process and ensure that all of the key elements have been identified. It is inspired by the article PMO Business Planning.
Business Case Review (NEW THIS MONTH!)
This document is intended to help individuals generating business cases to validate their work using historic project information. It is inspired by the article BI and the Portfolio: Improving Annual Planning.
PMO Justification Checklist
If your company has a lot of projects going on, it's a good idea to have a central Project Management Office (PMO) to coordinate project teams and make sure everything gets done properly and on time. Use this checklist initially to assess whether you need a PMO. As projects progress, it can also be used to ensure that the PMO is effective.
If you're working on a project, you're going to hold meetings. Use this checklist to help you keep yourself and everyone else focused on the business at hand.
Quality Assurance Program Checklist
Quality assurance is a big part of successful software development. Use this checklist of eight questions to make sure you're producing quality work.
Project Continuation Checkpoint Checklist
Is your project accomplishing its objectives? Perhaps it's off track. Don't waste resources and money. Instead, use this checklist to see if it should continue into the next phase and what you need to do to ensure its success.
Sample Project Risk Register Template and Guide
The risk register records details of all the risks identified at the start and during the life of the project, their grading in terms of likelihood of occurring and seriousness of impact on the project, initial plans for mitigating each high level risk and subsequent results.
Are You A Valuable Team Member?
Every project manager wants a dream team of competent, pleasant, reliable people who can be counted on to produce and work independently. Give your team members this checklist to monitor their own performance and inspire them to meet the intrinsic and extrinsic rewards of doing the project well. (That includes pleasing you!)
Issue Tracking and Resolution Form
Use this form to formally identify, track and resolve an issue related to a project. Complete directions are included.
The Seven Win Conditions
Win Conditions address how success will be measured. How do you stack up when it comes to stakeholder satisfaction, your schedule, scope, quality, budget, ROI and team satisfaction? This templatehelps you rank priorities, and provides areas for metrics and descriptions.
Project HEADWAY Resource Management Plan
Estimating resources on a project, be it people, equipment or materials, can often be a difficult challenge for a project manager. The purpose of this template is to allow the project manager to identify, document and estimate the specific resource needs of the project along with detailing how those resources will be managed.
Project Viability Checklist
This checklist will help you decide whether your project is an idea whose time has come--or something better left undone. Call it a reality check!
Self-Assessment Checklist for Managers
It's time to be brutally honest with yourself and see where you can improve your skills as a manager. Take the test and see how you measure up. Go ahead, no one is looking.
How to Put Together a Zero-Based Budget
Use a zero-based budget (ZBB) to establish priorities and the bottom line for a changing project. Of course, we'll walk you through how to do this.
Have a wonderful holiday season & thank you again for being a ProjectManagement.com member! We sincerely appreciate your support and are completely committed to your success. If we can help with anything project related, please let us know at contactus@projectmanagement.