Unit 4: Project Initiation and Planning
Project initiation is the most critical phase in the project life cycle, as it is the first phase of the overall initiative. During this phase, the scope is defined and the team and other resources are positioned. The organization defines the objectives, purpose, and mission of the project as well as determines the deliverables and expected outcomes. The project manager is responsible for creating the baseline project plan. In this unit, you will learn about the project charter and the various frameworks and tools that can be utilized in this phase to create the proper foundation for project success.
Completing this unit should take you approximately 10 hours.
4.1: Project Selection
4.2: Project Scope and Baseline
4.3: Project Planning Tools
Unit 4 Discussion and Assessment