Project Sizes

MPMM helps you deliver any size of project.

MPMMTM is a scalable Project Management Methodology, meaning you can scale it up to fit larger projects and down to fit smaller projects. Of course, you define the terms 'larger' and 'smaller' however most Project Managers define a project's size based on the:

  • Total financial resources available
  • Number of team members involved
  • Number and size of deliverables to be produced
  • Complexity of deliverables to be produced
  • Timeframes involved in delivery

As the project size increases, the complexity of the project will often increase as well, as illustrated in this diagram:

Project Size vs Project Complexity diagram

To achieve the best results with the MPMM Project Management Methodology, we recommend that you scale it up or down to fit each project's size and particular needs. You do not need to adopt MPMM in its entirety for every project within your business. Instead, MPMM is designed to help you 'pick-and-choose' specific activities within the Project Life Cycle that will add maximum value to your project. The following matrix lists the project activities typically undertaken for small, medium and large projects:

Project Sizing Matrix

  Small Projects Medium Projects Large Projects
Establish Terms of Reference
Appoint the Project Team
Set Up the Project Office
Develop a Business Case
Establish Terms of Reference
Appoint the Project Team
Set Up the Project Office
Perform a Phase Review
Develop a Business Case
Undertake a Feasibility Study
Establish Terms of Reference
Appoint the Project Team
Set Up the Project Office
Perform a Phase Review
Create a Project Plan
Create a Quality Plan
Create a Communications Plan
Create a Project Plan
Create a Quality Plan
Create a Risk Plan
Create a Communications Plan
Contract Suppliers
Perform a Phase Review
Create a Project Plan
Create a Resource Plan
Create a Financial Plan
Create a Quality Plan
Create a Risk Plan
Create an Acceptance Plan
Create a Communications Plan
Create a Procurement Plan
Contract Suppliers
Define the Tender Process
Issue a Statement of Work
Issue a Request for Information
Issue a Request for Proposal
Negotiate Supplier Contracts
Perform a Phase Review
Build Deliverables
Monitor and Control
Build Deliverables
Monitor and Control
Perform Time Management
Perform Cost Management
Perform Quality Management
Perform Change Management
Perform Risk Management
Perform Issue Management
Perform Communications Management
Perform a Phase Review
Build Deliverables
Monitor and Control
Perform Time Management
Perform Cost Management
Perform Quality Management
Perform Change Management
Perform Risk Management
Perform Issue Management
Perform Procurement Management
Perform Acceptance Management
Perform Communications Management
Perform a Phase Review
Perform Project Closure
Review Project Completion
Perform Project Closure
Document with Project Closure Report
Complete Project Closure Actions
Review Project Completion
Perform Project Closure
Document Project Closure Report
Complete Project Closure Actions
Review Project Completion
Undertake Post-Implementation Review

Project Sizing Matrix

By selecting the activities most relevant to your business environment, you can apply MPMM to any project size and industry in the world.

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"Using MPMM, you can successfully manage any size of project, in any industry."

Neil McClenaghan,
Property Developer

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