The level of detail required depends on how much control or accuracy is needed by the project manager, how much visibility or monitoring is required and how much risk is expected to be reduced if the additional analysis is achieved and the commensurate detail included in the planning. One of the undisputed benefits of doing explicit detailed planning using techniques such as the critical path method (CPM) is that it enforces a discipline in which all aspects of the project are defined, analysed and connected - providing an assurance that important aspects, and even seemingly unimportant elements, will not be forgotten.
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What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.