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10 Free Change Management Templates for Excel and Word

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It’s a cliche to say nothing is constant but change, but cliches grow from truths. Project managers understand this and work hard to create change management plans that ensure their projects run smoothly. If you’re looking for other free project management templates, you’re in the right place.

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Mastering the project life cycle: Your complete guide (+ examples)

Resource Guru

The project life cycle , just like a good story, has a beginning, a middle, and (hopefully) a happy end. The beginning involves the ever-so-important planning; then comes the middle, where teams complete various tasks to move the project closer to completion; and finally, an end to review what went well and what didn’t.

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Project Documentation: 10 Essential Project Documents

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Project managers know the importance of having project documentation. Project documents must be accurate and constantly updated to keep current with the project. Creating and managing project documentation throughout the project life cycle is critical for project success, but where to start?

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Have You Left Anything Out of Your Project Management Plan?

Project Risk Coach

Consider three things when creating a project plan: Baselines (e.g., schedule management plan) Ancillary plans (e.g., Project Stakeholder Management Plan Define how you will identify and record stakeholders, interest, needs, power, and influence. Determine your project life cycle.

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125 Project Management Buzzwords

The IIL Blog

Benchmarking Identifying a project performance indicator or practice, then assessing it against industry standards or best practices. Bottom-up Estimating A project estimation technique that leverages tactical-level team members/subject matter experts (SMEs) to break down tasks into smaller components to create a more accurate estimate.

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What Is a Project Deliverable? Definition, Examples & More

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These documents, when completed, are deliverables that clients and stakeholders need in order to evaluate the progress or completion of the project. Other types of project reports which show how work is proceeding versus project plan estimations. ProjectManager.com Helps You to Build Project Deliverables.

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How to Actually Develop a Project Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

Work Breakdown Structure – create a hierarchical decomposition or outline of the scope of work to achieve the project objectives and to create the deliverables. Cost Baseline – approved version of the project budget. Requirements Management Plan - describe how you will identify, analyze, document, and validate requirements.