Project Plan Review Checklist

A checklist to help you review a project plan.

Reviewing A Project Plan
1
__Is the Project Plan template used is as per Quality System guidelines ?
2
__Does title and revision history sheet contains project title, revision number, organization’s name, review and approval information etc.?
3
__Is table of contents updated?
4
__Is acceptance criteria mentioned in the project plan and is it in sync with the acceptance criteria mentioned in the contract or master service agreement?
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__Is Project Plan includes a distribution list i.e. list of all individuals who are to receive a copy of the Project Plan and identifies their organization?
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__ Is the total number of resources available in the Resource Request Form sync with the total resources mentioned in the Project Plan and contract ?
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__Are the schedule and scope in line with those given in the statement of work or contract ?
8
__Is project plan identifies key individuals involved in all major aspects of the project, including contractors with their roles and responsibilities?
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__Does project plan contains organizational chart shows lines of authority and reporting responsibilities?
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__Does it contains regulatory information, applicable criteria, action limits, etc. necessary to the project?
11
__Is the effective date for the plan specified?
12
__Are the effort, size and project duration matching the latest estimate?
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__Are the training needs identifies?
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__Is L0 and L1 estimation referred while preparing Project Plan ?
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__Does the reference include the latest documents, related project plans and contract?
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__Does it Identifies where project information should be kept and for how long?
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__Are components / artifacts to be reused identified in the plan ?
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__Are the latest version and release numbers specified for the referred documents / standards, wherever applicable?
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__Are all acronyms and definitions correct?
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__Is updated Project Schedule available? Does the project duration match between the schedule, Project Plan and contract?
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__Are the project deliverables as per contract?
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__Is mode of delivery / release identified ? Are the customer representatives to whom delivery should be sent, identified?
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__Does the plan identify the project receivables from Client? Are all customer supplied documents, data, hardware / software identified as receivables?
24
__Is project specific plan / model explained? Is it relevant to the scope and nature of the project?
25
__Are the processes / tasks and related metrics tailored in this project and documented in the plan?
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__Is the deviations identified ? If so, are these approved by Delivery Head?
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__Is the Organization Boundaries and Interfaces in sync with roles & responsibilities identified?
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__Are the roles and responsibilities identified in line with as defined in the organization wide defined roles and responsibilities document?
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__Are preparation, review and approval responsibilities for every work product identified and are these in line with as defined in the organization wide defined roles and responsibilities document?
30
__Does the plan identify the assumptions, constraints and dependencies of the project? Are they project relevant?
31
__Does the risk management plan section include methods to mitigate the risks perceived in the contract?
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__Is the process followed to identify the risks (if any mechanism is defined in the quality management system)?
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__Are risk sources and categories identified in Risk management plan ?
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__Are data management activites planned?
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__Are monitoring and controlling mechanisms like Weekly Progress reviews, and reviews etc. with on-site team specified with their frequencies?
36
__Is the frequency for sending project status reports to customer & customer reviews defined in the Project Plan?
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__Are all relevant SQA audits identified in the project schedule?
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__Is the staffing details mentioned?
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__Are the necessary Hardware / Software / tools etc. specified?
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__Are the target Hardware and Software Environment as per Contract?
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__Are Input to and Output from Development phases as per Quality System phase definitions?
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__Are the Verification activities for each output specified?
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__Have the backup and recovery plan been mentioned in Project Plan ?
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__Are all the references mentioned in Project Plan available ?
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__Are decision analysis and resolution instances identified in the plan ?
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__Is the escalation mechanism detailed in the plan ?
Created by Kacy526. This checklist is public.
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