Modeling the Project Organization

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Modeling the Project Organization by Mind Map: Modeling the Project Organization

1. Selection of Project(s)

1.1. Considerations

1.1.1. Organization Vision and Strategic Objectives

1.1.2. Macro/competitive analysis (e.g. SWOT)

1.1.3. Project Ideas 1 > n ("scope")

1.1.4. Organization's (Measurable) Objectives/Expectations re Project

1.1.4.1. Metrics/KPI

1.2. Assumptions

1.2.1. Timeframe

1.2.2. Investment

1.2.3. Business Context

1.2.4. Risk

1.3. Analysis of Project Ideas 1-n

1.4. Ranking of project ideas

2. Project Lifecycle

2.1. Phase 1 Deliverable

2.2. Phase 2

2.3. Phase 3

2.4. Phase 4

2.5. DM Example

3. Venture Organization

3.1. S

3.2. W

3.3. T

3.4. O

4. Project Product

4.1. Interface 1

4.1.1. Stakeholder Category a

4.2. Stakeholder Category d

4.3. Interface/System 2

4.3.1. Stakeholder Category b

4.4. DM Example

5. Project Organization

5.1. Why

5.2. Where

5.3. Do What

5.4. Who is having

5.5. Who

5.6. For Whom

6. Stakeholders

6.1. Owners

6.2. Doers

6.3. Clients

6.4. External

7. Project Charter

7.1. Who is having

7.1.1. Sponsor(s)

7.1.2. Change Control Authority

7.2. Who

7.2.1. Project Manager

7.2.2. Functional Organizaitons

7.3. Do What

7.3.1. Scope

7.3.2. Milestone Schedule

7.4. For Whom

7.4.1. Clients

7.4.2. Qudiences ("External" Stakeholders)

7.5. Where

7.5.1. Agreed on Risks and Assumptions

7.5.2. Budget

7.6. Why

7.6.1. Client Project Purpose

7.6.2. Performing Organization Project Purpose

7.6.3. Business Objectives, Success Metrics

8. Risk Register

8.1. External

8.2. Client

8.3. IT

8.4. Project Management

8.5. Organization

9. Requirements

9.1. WBS

9.1.1. Major Deliverable (MD) 1

9.1.2. Major Deliverable (MD) 2

10. These models are artefacts, that is, PM Work Products Accumulating Project Organization Knowledge of and for the organization.

11. Initial "lightweight" conceptual models of the project organization - as a system of human activities - are useful for the project manager to make - at the "big bang moment" - in order to accumulate the knowledge that doing "ABC" surfaces.

12. Project Schedule

13. Stakehlder Register

14. The "business case" for the project is usefully based on models of business context. These are often made and used to inform project selection before the PM is assigned.

14.1. DM Case