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Project Management Checklists For Dummies by Nick Graham

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Chapter 16

Templates for Control

In This Chapter

arrow Fitting the templates to your project at two levels of detail

arrow Using an overview for some logs as well as detailed entries

arrow Templates for controlling your projects

You might be able to use the control templates in this chapter just as they are, but if not you can adapt them at two levels. First, you can adjust each template to fit the needs of the sort of projects that you normally work with. Second, when you’re starting a new project, you can take a copy of your normal template and adjust again to fit your exact needs that time around. For example, if you have a particularly high risk project then you’ll almost certainly want a more extensive range of information in your Risk Log than you have normally.

As with all the other templates in this book, you can download electronic versions in Microsoft Word and Excel formats from the www.dummies.com/extras/pmchecklists. Feel free to adjust the electronic templates in any way that you like to suit the needs of your projects, even if that’s only to include your organisation’s logo.

For a couple of the logs you’ll find that there are two templates. The first is for an individual log entry ...

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