Integrated Master Plan / Integrated Master
Schedule is a critical to managing a complex project or program. The
following links provide some background for IMP/IMS.
The IMP decomposes the project into:
Program Events (PE) - summarizes the
program at "tier one"
Significant Accomplishments (SA) –
summarizes the statement of work at "tier two"
Accomplishment Criteria (AC) - defines the
exit criteria for each accomplishment
The IMS supports the events,
accomplishments, and criteria with detailed tasks, activities, and
milestones with dependencies so an accurate critical path can be
Costs are derived from the IMS using a
time–phases Gantt showing resource allocation.
The numbering the IMP, IMS, and WBS must