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The Monitor and Control Project Work process; tracks, reviews and reports project progress.

The key benefit of the process is that it allows stakeholders to understand;

  • Current state of the project.
  • The steps taken.
  • Scope, schedule and budget forecasts.

Monitoring is continuous and performed throughout the project.

  • Provides insight into health of project.
  • Identifies areas that require special attention.
    • Collecting, measuring and distributing performance information.
    • Assessing measurements and trends to affect process improvements.

Control focusses on;

  • Determining corrective or preventive actions or re-planning.
  • Follow up on action plans to see if actions taken resolved performance issues.

Monitoring & controlling project work focuses on;

  • Compare actual project performance versus the project management plan.
  • Assess performance to see if corrective or preventive actions are required & action them.
  • Identify new risks.
    • Existing risks: analyze, track & monitor -> Identified, status reported, response plans executed.
  • Keep accurate & timely information base on project products & documentation.
    • Through to the completion of the project.
  • Provide information to support status reporting, progress measurement & forecasting.
  • Provide forecasts to update current cost & schedule information.
  • Monitor implementation of approved changes as they occur.
  • Report appropriate project progress & status to program management.
    • If the project is part of a program.
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Monitor and Control Project Work          
Process Inputs          
Project Management Plan          
Schedule forecasts          
Cost forecasts          
Validated changes          
Work Performance Info.          
enterprise environmental factors          
organizational process assets          
tools and techniques          
expert judgment          
Analytical techniques          
Proj. mgmt. info. systems          
Process Outputs          
Change Requests          
Work performance reports          
Proj. Mgmt. Plan Updates          
Proj. doc. updates          
Process Benefits          
A holistic view over all phases and knowledge areas allows stakeholders to understand;
*  Current state of the project
*  Steps being taken
*  Scope, schedule & budget forecasts
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