10 Subsidiary Plans for Project Management Plans
Project Management Plans will always produce some subsidiary plans which helps to guarantee project success.
The Project Management Plan is a document that describes how the project will be executed, monitored and controlled and closed. It integrates and consolidates all of the subsidiary plans and baselines and other information necessary to manage the project. Also, the need of the project determines which component of the project management needed.
Here are some of the Subsidiary plans created as part of project management plans.
#1 SCOPE MANAGEMENT PLANS
Scope management plans as a document establish how the scope of the project will be defined, developed, monitored, controlled and validated. Scope Management plan ensures that you are doing what you are expected to do in order to grow the project.
#2 REQUIREMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN
The Requirement Management Plan establishes how the requirements of the project will be analysed, controlled and managed. It ensures that we have a standard in place to determine what should be and what should not be part of the project.
It also ensures that the deliverables of the project satisfy stakeholders needs at the end of the day.
#3 SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT PLAN
The Schedule Management Plan establishes the criteria and activities for developing, monitoring and controlling the schedule of the project. It ensures that we are able to put machines in place in order to develop the project on time.
#4 COST MANAGEMENT PLAN
The cost management plan establishes how the cost will be planned, structured and controlled for the project. It ensures that we are able to budget for our project and monitor out project spendings so that we are not spending more than what stakeholders approved for the project.
#5 QUALITY MANAGEMENT PLAN
Quality management plan as one of the subsidiary plans establishes how an organisation’s quality policies, methodologies, and standards will be implemented in the project. It ensures that the deliverables produced by the project meet stakeholders requirements.
#6 RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLANS
The resource management plans as part of the subsidiary plans provide guidance on how project resources shall be categorized, allocated, managed and released from the project. It shows how resources will be acquired, conditions that must be met and how resources will be released from the project.
#7 COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT PLANS
The communication management plan establishes how, when and by whom information about the project will be administered and disseminated. This ensures that the right information is being passed to the right person at the right time.
#8 RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN
The risk management plan establishes how positive and negative risk management activities will be structured and performed. It allows organisations to identify and prioritize risk-based probability and impact and also prevent risks from jeopardizing the project.
#9 PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN
Procurement Management Plan establishes how the project team will acquire goods and services outside the performing organisation. It allows the organisation to manage competitors so that their action or inaction does not jeopardize the outcome of the project.
#10 STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT PLAN
The Stakeholder Engagement Plan establishes how stakeholders will be engaged in project decisions and execution according to their needs, interest and impact on projects. It ensures that appropriate stakeholders are carried along as regards the progress of the project from the beginning to the end of the project.
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