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The New One-Page Project Manager: Communicate and Manage Any Project With A Single Sheet of Paper, 2nd Edition by Mick Campbell, Clark A. Campbell

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Chapter 6

The Five Reporting Steps for a Traditional OPPM, or OPPM in Action

Before showing how the one-page project manager (OPPM) was used during the year our Award Distribution Center (ADC) project took, I think it worthwhile for you to review the version we developed before the project began (see Figure 4.4). This was a very important document and the most referenced page in the final funding proposal and approval to launch. It was the opening slide and closing slide in the approval presentation and was the only piece of paper many wanted to retain. It communicated the project plan.

 

tip Now, years later, the OPPM is a simple attachment to an e-mail.

 

Five Steps to Creating a Report Using the OPPM

We are now ready to use our freshly built OPPM. The careful work and team building required to construct your OPPM now pays off. Monthly reports are easy when you follow the five steps in Figure 6.1.

Figure 6.1 The Five Traditional Reporting Steps

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You meet with your project's owners near the conclusion of each report date and complete the following tasks:

1. Bold the report date.
2. Fill in major tasks' progress. Designate the project's progress by filling in the dots. Although filling in the dots is easy, getting ...

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