How to write a project plan in 10 simple steps: In a major time crunch? Executive Summary, this is the introduction to your proposal, the elevator pitch, so to speak.
Step 2: Conduct extensive research, before you start creating a project plan, you have to stop yourself and make sure you know all of the facts. Otherwise, the daily changes will cloud your vision, and youll focus on things that wont help your team, your client, or the project. TeamGantt Tip: We could write a whole book on this chapter alone. How did it go? Who is the PM, and will he or she plan on being in constant contact with you (they need to be)? But you want to draft this section (and present it) with energy. The reason you wont is because you dont want to put yourself or your team in an awkward position by not coming to a consensus on the approach before presenting it to your client.