Q1. What are the various phases of project management life cycle? Explain
A.1The various phases in project management life cycle are
· Analysis and evaluation· Marketing· Design· Inspecting, testing and delivery· Post completion analysisFigure shows the phases in a sequence.
1.8.1 Analysis and Evaluation Phase
It starts with receiving a request to analyse the problem from the customer. The project managerconducts the analysis of the problem and submits a detailed report to the top management. Thereport should consist of what the problem is, ways of solving the problem, the objectives to beachieved, and the success rate of achieving the goal.
1.8.2 Marketing Phase
A project proposal is prepared by a group of people including the project manager. This proposalhas to contain the strategies adopted to market the product to the customers.
1.8.3 Design Phase
Based on the inputs received in the form of project feasibility study, preliminary projectevaluation, project proposal and customer interviews, following outputs are produced:· System design specification· Program functional specification· Program design specification· Project plan