The Project Plan – Everything you need
Here you will find all products and free content we have regarding the project plan. Airbornleadership creates both e-learning, books, tools and project management articles to help you with working on a project plan.
The project plan is prepared in order to get an overview, create the opportunity to manage so that deliverables and impacts are provided on time and on budget. In addition, the project plan creates a common understanding and acceptance of the tasks among project participants and stakeholders.
Read more about what a project plan is further down the page and find more information and tools from airborn leadership.
Power in Projects, Programs and PortfoliosbookSee more
This book is the international version of the best selling Danish project management book: “Power i projekter og portefølje”. Several Danish universities, higher educational institutions and private course providers use the book. The book covers the most important subjects in IPMA certification and has a very practical approach to the project manager role, providing online access to more than 30 useful tools and templates.
Half DoublebookSee more
The book describes the Half Double method which creates projects with double effect in half the time. Studies show that 86% of the projects using the method reach the success criteria. The methodology has been co-created by 1 consultancy, 3 universities, 17 companies and more than 1,400 dedicated project practitioners. The book is written for all the other passionate project practitioners out there.
Milestone plantoolSee more
Download the tool and see how you as project manager develop a milestone plan or master plan with the project team. The tool describes how a proactive project leader facilitates the planning in the project team, so that you at the same time conduct team building and build quality in the plan. The tool shows how the planning is based on the project scope described in the objective hierarchy. The project plan is built up in workstreams with short feedback loops so that a proactive follow-up is possible.
Milestone DescriptiontoolSee more
Download the tool and describe the milestones precisely. The milestones are the results during the project. A consistent project follow-up is only possible if the milestones are well defined and SMART formulated. A good milestone description includes a definition of the condition to be achieved, the deadline and who is responsible. The description must include the assumptions on which the milestone is based and the requirements that the milestone must meet, how it is tested that the requirements are met and who should approve the milestone.
Visual agile planning boardtoolSee more
Download the tool and work visually in the project team. If you work agile or want to use visual methods in a more traditional project, then print the agile planning board in the format you need. It can be used in agile projects whether you work with Scrum, Half Double or other principles. Follow the tool’s instructions on how to build the planning board, conduct planning and follow-up meetings with the project team. The visual planning board ensures overview, short feedback loops, creates commitment and shared focus.
Hierarchy of objectives and Impact casetoolSee more
Download the tool and prepare a hierarchy of objectives or an impact case. The hierarchy of objectives and impact case describes the desired impacts the project must achieve with SMART formulated objectives. It is an essential part of the project definition and is a kind of requirement specification of the project impact. The hierarchy of objectives creates a connection between the project’s deliverables and the impacts. The impact objectives are defined on the basis of a situational analysis to ensure that the project creates the desired return on
The communication plantoolSee more
Download templates for the communication plan. The project’s communication must create and maintain knowledge and support for the project. Communication to the target groups affected by the project’s changes must ensure acceptance and create security. The tool describes various communication models, e.g. the actant model which ensures an appropriate structure of the narrative. In change communication, active listening and involvement is important in your stakeholder approach.
Responsibility ScheduletoolSee more
Download the tool and describe the participants’ responsibilities and involvement in detail so that it will be easy to communicate. Your resources are the project’s engine, they should ensure professional quality, decision-making competence and involvement of the “customers”. It is therefore important that the division of responsibility and the roles of each individual are lucidly described. The tool defines the involvement of key stakeholders regarding their responsibilities, whether they are performing, should be consulted, informed or endorsed by various activities or results.
Design the project for impacttheorySee more
If you wish to achieve strategic impact you need to build a bridge between deliverables and impact
Make decisions in a good waytheorySee more
Four strategies for making optimal and legitimate decisions without wasting time
Understand the uncertainty throughout the projecttheorySee more
We can reduce the internal uncertainty of the project. The uncertainty in the surrounding organization and externally does not disappear