Section 1describes a generic project planning process and the associated tasks and outputs. It starts from a company wide perspective by briefly outlining the need for strategic planning at the top management level, then how the strategic plans are broken down into operational plans, and finally project plans.
Section 2deals with some of the concepts linked with Project Life Cycle (PLC). After an exhaustive research, Project Life Cycle (PLC) is broken into 8 distinct phases. In this section, there are 114 concepts across 8 phases constituting PLC.
This section helps users to review and learn some concepts linked with PLC.
Section 3deals with concepts based on PMBOK® Guide and on generic project management practices. A user can switch from one section to another with ease. User information provides users a composite view of the time utilized in various sections along with the recommended time suggested.