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What are the phase to project management? Which phase is the most important and why?

Asked by: Ginette | Member Since Jul-2008 | Asked on: Jul 9th, 2008

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Answered On : Jul 23rd, 2008

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There are 5 processes and 9 knowledge areas.Processes are : Integration, Planning, Executing, Montoring and Control, Closing.Knowledge areas are : Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, HR, Communications, Risk, Procurement.

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Answered On : Mar 19th, 2009

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The 5 Process areas are : Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control and Closing

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Answered On : Jun 1st, 2009

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Paul V

Answered On : Mar 1st, 2011

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The most important phase of the project is the Inititiation phase. In this phase, a Project Charter should be created, which will make your project legitimate and formal.  Whatever you do in the project, if it does not have a project charter then your project sponsor will not support it and your effort will be useless.Next to it is Planning. In here you will set all your guidelines and blueprint on how to make the project successful. A project management plan will guide you through the entire process of your project. It will be your reference on mitigating risk, balancing the cost, time and scope.

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The Most important phase of PM is Integration & Planning, Even all phases are important.

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Answered On : Mar 7th, 2012

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In Project Management according to principals laid down by PMI USA there are five phases in a project. 1- Initiation, 2 - Planning, 3- Execution, 4- Monitoring and Control and finally 5- Closure phase.

Out of these planning phase is most important as you do lot of planning regarding project like how you going to implement, what is the scope, in scope deliverables, Risk planning, procurement, resource planning etc. without spending considerable time in planning phase the project success is very minimal.

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Answered On : Aug 31st, 2012

Though all phases are important but Requirement Gathering and planning are most important

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Answered On : Jan 9th, 2013

View all answers by Shaswat_PMI

Project Phases and Process Groups are two different things. Typical phases in any projects; Requirement Analysis, Design, Construction, Testing & Implementation/Deployment OR Starting the project, Organising and preparing, Carrying out the work & Closing. As per PMBOK, project phaeses are division within a project where extra control is needed to effectively manage deliverables.

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Answered On : Apr 26th, 2013

I hope this is related to project. The phase of the project are not fixed and depends on the projects and the process a company follow. Normally in SDLC we have the following phases System Requirement Gathering, Analysis, Design, Coding, Testing and Maintenance. Each stage has its own importance but the most critical are Requirement Gathering and Analysis which decides the scope of the project. If it is down thoroughly it will reduce the chances of scope changes which is the major concern

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Dave Smith

Answered On : Jun 24th, 2014

According to PMI, there are 5 PM phases:

Initiate, Planning, Execute, Monitor & Control, and Close.

These do not directly align with SDLC phases because the PM phases can be iterative and probably repetitive. There is no industry standard as to which phase is the most important as they all are VERY IMPORTANT. However, the PMP exam weights the Execute phase more than the others so if I had to absolutely cast a vote, then I would say Execute.

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