Project Management Documents

The following are the primary documents used on each IT project and are in the order used on a project. Projects are classified into five phases; origination, initiation, planning and execution, monitoring and control, and closeout. Additional information can be found in the menu at the left under Project Management and Oversight and/or in the North Dakota Project Management Guidebook.

Project Origination

The following documents are to be completed and submitted to your campus CIO Council representative for their approval prior to submission to the Office of the CIO.

NDUS Project Business Case Template

NDUS IT Project Origination – Vetting and Approval Process w Self-Analysis Ranking Form

Project Initiation

During this phase sponsors commit, in writing, resources for the project.

NDUS Project Charter Template

Project Planning and Execution

During this and subsequent phases, additional documents are created as part of the project management methodology; however, key documents required for projects are below.

Project Plan Template

Project Monitoring and Control

The following report template is used to create a standard format for communicating the status of your project.

NDUS IT Project Status Report Template

Project Closeout

This report is used to provide an analysis on success of the project.

NDUS IT Project Post Implementation Report Template