The Project Process Overview


Putting your plans in writing allows everyone involved to know what is happening and where they fit in. The eradication process takes you through the necessary planning stages to produce six key documents. The key project documents (templates and worked examples) are provided in the Tools section are:

  1. Feasibility Study Report

    Written in the Feasibility Study stage. Describes the findings of the Feasibility Study and is targeted at funders, management and project managers. The report is also used in the Project Design and the Operational Planning stages.

  2. Project Plan

    Written in the Project Design stage. A project management document, detailing how the project will be managed and governed. The Project Plan is targeted at funders, management and project managers and is used in all later stages to manage the project.

  3. Operational Plan

    Written in the Operational Planning stage. Describes the details of how the eradication operation will be undertaken. To be read by the eradication operation team and the project manager. The Operational Plan is used in the Implementation stage to prepare and implement the operation.

  4. Biosecurity Plan

    Written in the Operational Planning stage. Describes the prevention, surveillance and incursion response work. To be used in the Implementation and Sustaining the Project stages by the people responsible for biosecurity, to prepare and conduct the biosecurity work.

  5. Monitoring and Evaluation Plan

    Written in the Operational Planning stage. Describes how and when each indicator will be measured. To be used in the Implementation and Sustaining the Project stages by the people responsible for monitoring.

  6. Project Report

    Written in the Sustaining the Project stage. Reports on the results of the project outcome monitoring and how well the project has achieved the objectives.