11 Inputs of Direct and Manage Project work

direct and manage project work

11 Inputs of Direct and Manage Project work


When you begin to execute your project in the direct and manage project work stage of your project, there are some materials that will be generated. There are also some documents that you need in order to manage or execute the project successfully at this stage. I want to talk about that in this article. 

direct and manage project work


At this stage of your project, there are changes that will be introduced into the project change log which consist of the list of changes that have been introduced to the project.


You will have to record and update all changes in the change log, whether they are approved or not.



The Lesson learned register is a document that is used to record all-new insights that you have gotten since the commencement of the project. This need to be recorded so that it can be useful for other projects. 



This include lists of important dates that must be attained for a project. These dates can also be dates for completion of major tasks for the project, Missing a milestone date(s)  is an indication that you are running late. If you hit or miss milestones, you are expected to generate a report and send to project stakeholders. 


#4 Project Communications

These are the copies of official communications between you and project stakeholders or team members . They might include communications about deliverables status, overall project status and other information generated by the project.


#5 Project Status

The project schedule consist of the list of work activities , direction, resources required and planned start and finish dates for your project task.


#6 Requirement traceability matrix

The requirement traceability matrix link product requirements to the deliverables that satisfies them and help to focus on the final outcomes. It traces how deliverables satisfy business plan or requirements . It also ensures that all planned tasks are actually carried out.


#Risk Register

The risk register provide information on threats and opportunities that may impact project execution .


They  used to store risks that has high impact so that they can be monitored and addressed based on risk mitigation strategies that has been highlighted for the risk. Please note that low risks are always recorded in project watchlist documents.


#8 Risk reports

The risk report provides  information on sources of overall project risk along with summary information on identified project risks.


#9 Approved Change requests

These are the list of changes that has been approved by the Change Control Board and are ready for implementation . After changes are approved, it is the duty of the Project Manager to ensure that these changes are implemented to the letter.


#10 Approved change requests

These are tools , resources , templates and that the guidelines that the company has that can guarantee their project success.


#11 OPA

These are tools, resources , templates and guidelines that the company has that can guarantee their project success .


#11 EEF

You can read.more about EEF here.




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