Project Communications Management - Definition, Processes, Templates
You find hereafter the definition and the processes involved in Project Communications Management (PMBOK®) and further down on this page free downloadable templates. The templates have been developed over time from real life documents.
Preparation of a solid Communications Management Plan is important. The plan lays out...
- When, and
- By whom
...information will be administered and disseminated. It is a component of the Project Management Plan.
Communications Management Definition (PMI™)
Communications Management includes the processes necessary to ensure that the information needs of the project and its stakeholders are met through development of artifacts and implementation of activities designed to achieve effective information exchange. Communications Management consists of two parts. The first part is developing a strategy to ensure communication is effective for stakeholders. The second part is carrying out the activities necessary to implement the communication strategy. (PMBOK® Guide)
Communications Management Processes (PMI™)
Plan Communications Management
- Plan communications management is the process of developing an appropriate approach and plan for project communication activities based on the information needs of each stakeholder group, available organizational assets, and the needs of the project.
- Manage communications is the process of timely and appropriate collection, creation, distribution, storage, retrieval, management, monitoring, and the ultimate disposition of project information.
- Monitor communications is the process of ensuring the information needs of the project and its stakeholders are met.
Download area Project Communications Management Templates
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