Project Management Process

MPMM™ includes the following:

  • Project Management Process
  • Time Management Process
  • Cost Management Process
  • Quality Management Process
  • Change Management Process
  • Risk Management Process
  • Issue Management Process
  • Tender Management Process
  • Procurement Management Process
  • Acceptance Management Process
  • Communications Management Process

Each project process describes the procedures you would take as a Project Manager, to manage an element of the project. For instance, the Risk Management Process will tell you how to identify, review, mitigate and monitor project risks more effectively. It also describes the roles and responsibilities of each team member, when taking part in project risk management.

In addition to providing a comprehensive set of project procedures, for every project management process you will find an Example which gives you a complete practical example of that project process, for a sample project.

Time Management Process

By using the Time Management Process included in MPMM, you can easily monitor and control time spent on a project. You will be able to create procedures for completing timesheets, recording timesheet information and gaining an overall view of the status of your project.

Cost Management Process

The MPMM Cost Management Process helps you manage your project expenditure. It explains how to document your expenses through the use of Expense Forms and then implement an expense approval process. It also tells you how you can update your Project Plan with your expense information, to help you to keep an eye on your overall project expenditure.

Quality Management Process

To help you make sure that your deliverables meet the requirements of your customer, MPMM includes a Quality Management Process. By using this process, you can implement Quality Assurance and Quality Control techniques to monitor and improve the level of quality within your project. You can set quality targets, undertake quality reviews and implement measures to improve the level of quality of your deliverables.

Change Management Process

One of the greatest risks in a project is "scope creep". It happens when uncontrolled changes are implemented without formal approval, and it often leads to delays, over-spending and poor deliverable quality. To help you avoid scope-creep, implement the MPMM Change Management Process. This process helps you identify project changes and control their approval and implementation.

Risk Management Process

Every project entails a certain degree of risk. The reason is that you will have a fixed amount of time, budget and resources to achieve a set task. How you manage this risk will determine your level of success. By implementing the MPMM Risk Management Process, you can manage your risks through formal risk identification, quantification and mitigation.

Issue Management Process

Throughout the project, you will encounter a number of project issues. These issues will have the ability to impact on your delivery deadlines, so you need to manage them carefully. If you implement the MPMM Issue Management Process then you can put in place formal procedures for recording and resolving issues before they impact on your project timelines.

Tender Management Process

If you need to appoint suppliers to your project, then you will need a Tender Management Process. This project process allows you to select and appoint external suppliers, through the issue of tender documentation. This process helps you select one or more preferred suppliers, by issuing 3 documents; a Statement of Work (SOW), a Request for Information (RFI) and a Request for Proposal (RFP).

Procurement Management Process

It's one thing to find and hire the best supplier, it's another thing to then manage that supplier and ensure that they deliver everything that you have contracted them to provide. By using the Procurement Management Process, you can formally receive, inspect and approve every product and service that your supplier provides you with. You can then use that information to approve the payment of supplier invoices.

Acceptance Management Process

The determinant of project success is whether or not your customer signs off the project as complete and satisfactory. You will only gain complete satisfaction from your customer if you allow them to inspect and accept every project deliverable that you produce. By using the Acceptance Management Process, you can request that your customer reviews each deliverable produced by your project and signs it off as meeting their requirements. Your deliverables will then be 100% complete.

Communications Management Process

To help you communicate the right message to the right project stakeholders at the right time, MPMM offers a comprehensive Communications Management Process. You can use the communications planning and process templates and examples to keep your stakeholders informed of the progress of the project at all times.

And there you have it. MPMM™ includes an entire project management process to help you deliver projects successfully.