Project planning is an essential component of managing any project. As a project manager, you are ultimately responsible for the project plan and its success. As you know, the strength of your plan and your ability to manage its various components greatly impact the final outcome of any project. Therefore, you must determine what information and resources you need to create the most effective plan possible. While you may create the plan on your own, you may also want to identify project team members who can provide valuable insight to create a more effective plan. Whether it’s one person or the entire team, most likely there will be knowledge and expertise others have that can help you and your project be more successful. By completing this course, you will know how you will involve the team in planning the project.