Project Management By Stages Facilitates Learning and Progress

Through the course of the project you will gradually learn more about challenges, solutions and surroundings. Projects with a certain duration and / or complexity can therefore benefit from maangement by stages. The overall project plan can then be kept at a high level, while detailed stage plans are planned on an ongoing basis, which provides a good balance between predictability for project teams and stakeholders, and the opportunity for continuous learning and improvement throughout the project.

Responsive image lets you easily create and follow up stage plans by dragging and dropping elements from break down structure, issues or uncertainties into the stage plan timeline. Stage plans can be broken down into streams to create a neat visual structure suitable for communication with project teams and stakeholders.

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In the stage plans, details are organized in work packages, and each work package is assigned to an owner and a team. This clear responsibility makes it easy to both plan the resource load and follow up the progress of each work package. provides a valuable status overview that aggregates all deliverables planned within each stage. This status overview helps management monitor progress, and makes reporting to the project board and stakeholders a simple matter.

Management by stages ensures that stage plans incorporate learning from earlier stages and can be adapted to ongoing changes in the environment. Stage plans also help the project maintain focus on what is most important here and now, and ensure progress on planned deliveries.