Who Initiates and Plans a Project?

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Who Initiates and Plans a Project?
Adeola Olisawo, Student (University), United Kingdom, Member
It's very interesting to read about PMI processes, but I am wondering whether the initiating and the planning stages are carried out by top management (before choosing a project manager) or is it the role of a project manager to initiate and plan a project? Kindly explain, thanks....Sign up

Re: Who Initiates and Plans a Project?
Parin Gangar, Analyst, India, Member
Usually the top management viz., key stakeholders, sponsor, etc. would do initial activities like project charter which would include th...Sign up

Who Initiates and Plans a Project
David Green, Project Manager, United States, Member
I agree with Parin. It is best when the project manager is named and takes part in the initiation activites, including the charter.
Howeve...Sign up

Project Initiation
Vildyaev Daniil, Russian Federation, Member
Of course, it depends, but the person to be assigned as a project manager is usually known in advance. And this person makes all the preparatio...Sign up

Who Initiates and Plans a Project
nan zeng
Project initiation needs to have two deliverables:
- Project charter
- Stakeholder register.
Theoretically, top management shoul...Sign up

Project Initiation by Proposal Manager
Oxana Nitsulenko
I'm working for American company. The FEL 2 stage is performed by special Proposal Manager. He develops a Preliminary Project Plan, along with ...Sign up

Who Initiates and Plans a Project
G. Mitti, Student (MBA), Zimbabwe, Member
In development work (which rely on donor funds), I find we have to hire a project manager after the funds are secured, meaning the PM comes onto the p...Sign up

When Does the Project Manager's Job Start?
Jean-Michel DE JAEGER, EMBA, PMP, Project Manager, France, Moderator
I agree with all the contributions and would like to ask you some questions and give my point of view:
- Do you think all Projects start in the s...Sign up


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