List of Processes
This phase consists of the following processes:
Prepare for the Project,
where the Project Sponsor andinitial Project Team are identified and work with theProject Manager to create the Project Charter.
Define Cost/Scope/Schedule/Quality (CSSQ),
where theProject Manager, along with the Project Team define thescope of the project and identify the preliminary budget,high-level schedule and quality standards to complete theproject.
Perform Risk Identification,
where the Project Managerand Project Team begin to identify and document any risksassociated with the project.
Develop Initial Project Plan,
where the Project Managerand Project Team identify all Stakeholders and documenttheir involvement in the project, develop means of commu-nicating with them, and compile all documentation createdduring Project Initiation to produce the Initial Project Plan.
Confirm Approval to Proceed to Next Phase,
where theProject Manager reviews and refines the Business Case,secures resources required for Project Planning and pre-pares the formal acceptance package for review andapproval by the Project Sponsor.The following chart illustrates all of the processes and deliver-ables of this phase in the context of the project managementlifecycle.
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