A work plan is established and maintained as the basis for managing the work.


A work plan is a formal, approved document used to manage and control the execution of the work. It is based on requirements and established estimates.

The work plan should consider all phases of the lifecycle. Work planning should ensure that all plans affecting the work are consistent with the overall work plan.


PP.SP 2.1 Establish the Budget and Schedule
Establish and maintain the project’s budget and schedule.
PP.SP 2.2 Identify Risks
Identify and analyze risks.
PP.SP 2.3 Plan Data Management
Plan for the management of data.
PP.SP 2.4 Plan the Resources
Plan for resources to perform the work
PP.SP 2.5 Plan Needed Knowledge and Skills
Plan for knowledge and skills needed to perform the work.
PP.SP 2.6 Plan Stakeholder Involvement
Plan the involvement of identified stakeholders.
PP.SP 2.7 Establish the Work Plan
Establish and maintain the overall work plan.