Decomposition of the Project Identify Project Objects Give each Object its own Sheet of Paper Deal with Each Deliverable Individually Know When to Stop Estimate Durations and Arrange Tasks into Work Packages Estimate Costs
Resource planning: budget Description: The project budget is a detailed estimate of all the costs required to complete project tasks. It is much more detailed than the high-level budget developed in the Initiate Stage. The typical budget specifies costs for staff labor, materials procurement, ongoing operating costs and other direct costs such as travel or training. Reason: The detailed budget provides the project sponsor with a best estimate of how much the project will cost. The detail budget helps manage expectations and gives the project sponsor information to develop a cost/benefit for the project.
Types of resources Human Material non-financial (equipment, premises) financial
Grantmaking organizations State : pursue the interests of the state. It is important to understand international and domestic political situation Corporate : work for large companies and corporations, and their interests are mainly determined by the business development of companies and corporations Independent : may receive funds from various sources, usually under certain programs. Their interests depend on the interests of donors
The art of proposal preparation Introduction Brief description of the organization of its activities. General changes that will occur as a result of the project and how it will affect the community
The art of proposal preparation Main Part Statement of the problem and justification of the project The problem is the contradiction between the ideal and the reality of the situation. The project - a tool to allow such contradictions. Before you choose an adequate tool to solve the problem, you need to understand it, that is to isolate the problem to the situation Project Goals and Objectives The work plan Budget
The art of proposal preparation Conclusion The fate of the project after its completion. Functioning of the project after the end of its funding. If the project is made only for very specific circumstances, it is unlikely to be financed. Ideally, the project will change the social order and to work on a macro scale. Even if it is not, it should still work in more than one place and more than one person.
Key factors of success Compliance of the project with mission grantmaking organizations The presence of consumers of the project results Compliance with the formal criteria of the application (deadlines, necessary supporting documentation, etc.)
Find a financing for a project Find an organization (1 -2 days) Get a form of proposal (1-2 week) Dead line: April, 5th