Project planning at Mika Uganda is a discipline for stating how to complete a project within a certain timeframe, usually with defined stages, and with designated resources.
Project planning refers to everything you do to set up your project for success. It’s the process you go through to establish the steps required to define your project objectives, clarify the scope of what needs to be done and develop the task list to do it.
A project plan defines the parameters and purpose of individual business projects. It clarifies why the plan is being implemented and the ultimate purpose the plan will serve. The plan also serves as a tool for keeping everyone associated with the project on track and focusing on the same details and information.
Developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI), the five phases of project management include conception and initiation, planning, execution, performance/monitoring, and project close. PMI, which began in 1969, is the world’s largest nonprofit membership association for the project management profession.