All projects have certain key features; it is important that these are clearly defined before commencing a new project:

Project manager

The key responsibilities of a project manager are as follows:

Project Plans

The project manager is responsible for the preparation of Project Plans; each plan within the compass of the project will be reviewed by the project team and, where appropriate, be submitted to the customer for approval prior to issue.
Project plans should address the following generic requirements:




Milestone Plan; a version of the complete project PERT chart showing milestones, with descriptions of major activities to be completed, key dates and a summary report i.e.: has the stage been completed and received customer approval.


Project plans like any other aspect of the business, are subject to the rigours of quality improvement. The quality improvement cycle adopted at Nomogen follows the classic EPDCA sequence: