If you're in charge of managing a project, you can follow the simple seven-step framework for managing projects. A project brief is useful for creating a simple outline of everything a project will entail. The brief doesn’t need to be overly complex and there’s no right or wrong way to lay it out. The main thing is to ensure it’s easy to read!
Use this handy template to share it with everyone involved and keep it somewhere accessible. The aim is to provide a useful guide at every stage of the project.
Here's a overview of a simple seven-step framework for managing projects.
Step 1: Identify the project or campaign, know the "why" and "how".
Step 2: write a project brief.
Step 3: to develop goals and objectives and aim to follow the SMART goals framework:
Step 4: get input from the team on their availability and requirements, all deliverables to be produced, which people need to be involved, and agree on the goal of the project.
Step 5: map out timelines and tasks. Consider using our One-Year Gantt Calendar Template.
Step 6: start the project and keep communication flowing!
Step 7: finish the project and review how it went.
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