Plan that demonstrates what is possible, shows an overall path and
clear responsibilities, contains the details for estimating the people,
money, time, equipment, and materials necessary to get the job done, and
will be used to measure
during the project and act as an early warning system.
expectations management", to
ensure that everyone involved understands exactly what can be accomplished
within a given time frame and budget; a systematic method for establishing
realistic goals for deliverables, cost, schedule, and quality, as well as
techniques for keeping the goals consistent throughout the project.
Upper Management Support, "managing upward", guiding the upper
managers toward timely decisions that keep the project moving – to supply
people and other resources, make policy decisions, or remove organizational