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Proposed Project Life Cycle Sample

Module by: Teresa Hill. E-mail the author

Summary: Sample Project Life Cycle demonstrated via table format.

Teresa Hill

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Request of Extension Consideration due to:

  • Addressing specific Project Life Cycle forms in table
  • Construction of table-given detail to the use of Microsoft office Standard toolbar and formatting toolbar

Proposed Project Life Cycle

Construction of running track

Table 1
Typical Project Phases Typical Project Activities My Project’s Phases My Project’s Activities
Determine Need and FeasibilityPurpose: Confirm that project is needed, doable; formal “go/no go” approval. Goal and concept definitionNeeds or market analysisStrategy definitionPreliminary benefit/cost analysis Goal and concept definitionNeeds analysisPreliminary cost analysis Discuss proposed construction deadline with contractors 2011. HISD School search for 77010 area. Obtain itemized statement from contractor.Complete project need and feasibility questionnaire.
Create Project PlanPurpose: Create formal document to guide project team as they execute project. Involve stakeholders in specifying and agreeing upon project outcomes and methodologyCreate written record of assumptions, agreed-upon scope, resources, schedule, costs, etc.Obtain consensus and formal approval Create written record of assumptions, agreed-upon scope, rescores, schedule, and cost. Completed project scope statement.Obtain an itemized statement from contractor based on various track designs.Create quality plan.Complete guidelines for developing plan and assign duties.
Create Deliverables SpecificationsPurpose: Describe deliverables in substantial detail “on paper.” Create design plans, flowcharts, blueprints, media treatments, other “on paper” deliverables descrip­tions and samples as appropriateCirculate and obtain feedback, revise, obtain formal approval Create design plans, blueprints, media treatments, other “on paper” deliverables descrip­tions and samples as appropriate.Circulate and obtain feedback, revise, obtain formal approval. Obtain from builders photos/diagrams of track shape/layout options, length specifications.Review options, and discuss track location with grant participants. Complete Project Scope Evaluation checklist.
Table 2
Typical Project Phases Typical Project Activities My Project’s Phases My Project’s Activities
Create Deliverables SpecificationsPurpose: Create prototypes, pieces; create full-blown, fully integrated deliverables Create all promised deliverables, in “chunks” or completelyProvide planned services, execute planned activities, obtain formal approval Provide planned services, execute planned activities, obtain formal approval. Finalize choice of track to be built including track location, cost associated with track designComplete project authorization checklistHave grant participants sign/review project sign off form.
Test and Implement DeliverablesPurpose: Make sure project deliverables work as planned; turn over to sponsor for use Testing of deliverables (in whole or in part)Refinement, revisionFull production, implementation, and final approval Testing of deliverables (in whole or in part)Full production, implementation and final approval Use quality control plan.Plan site visits with Nike representatives

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