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ProMan stands for Project Management. It’s a Microsoft Access 2010 based application that helps the Project Manager, among many other tasks, track a project’s progress to its budget and generate forecasts and calculate percentage complete. It interfaces with various Microsoft Office 2010 applications like Word, Excel and Project.

The package assists the Project Manager to perform such tasks as estimating, scheduling, requirements management, risk management, defect and issue tracking, document control, status reporting, cost to complete tracking and monitoring status against the plan.

So what does ProMan do?

Main Screen

ProMan allows you to record the project labour and expenses estimates.

ProMan imports estimates from Ms Excel using the Estimating Workbook template provided in the package.

ProMan manages Management Reserve and Margin.

ProMan records actual labour spent on each task and calculates cost.

ProMan calculates % complete of a task. It uses one of three methods:

  • Milestone based (spec’d, coded, tested, completed);
  • Actual / Estimate; or
  • Elapsed time.
ProMan tracks forecasts to complete.

ProMan tracks monthly labour and expenses charges.

ProMan tracks the need to perform quality checkpoints and completion of IGC checklists.

ProMan allows you to record project variations and generates and prints Change Control Forms.

Variations Screen
Earn Value Screen

ProMan generates a project S-curve and other financial based graphs.

ProMan performs Earn-Value calculations.

ProMan prints timeline and earn-value reports.

ProMan records and tracks Risks; it supports the requirements of a risk review workshop.

ProMan records and tracks issues; these are then used when generating a status reports.

ProMan records and tracks defects.

ProMan generates a Risk Management Workbook; templates are provided in the package.

ProMan generates a Issues and Actions Log; templates are provided in the package.

ProMan generates a Defect Log.

RAID Screen
Document Register Screen

ProMan generates document identities and tracks details of documents.

It’s linked to the various other parts of the system where document ids are required for easy allocation of ids.

As well as all that, ProMan can also:
  • Produce Project Status Reporting and overall forecasts.
  • Track project milestones.
  • Generate and print a Project Tracking Status Report and the weekly Project Status Summary Report; templates are provided in the package.
  • Print a “proforma” details report to compare with any official/formal proforma.
  • Interface with Ms Project to allow the user to:
    • Create a project schedule using the tasks and assignments estimated in ProMan;
    • Update a project schedule with revised project tasks details;
    • Obtain from the schedule planned and actual start dates; and
    • Update a project schedule with actual labour, remaining labour and milestone status.
  • Record customer requirements, allowing for the linking of related documents.
  • Record system design details related to the requirements, allowing for the linking of related documents.
  • Record technical design details, including component details, allowing for the linking of related documents.
  • Record unit, application, integration and acceptance test plan details.
  • Record component inventory details.
  • Record agreed acceptance criteria.
  • Generate “Requirements Traceability Matrix / Component Inventory Checklist”, “Test Plan” and “Acceptance Criteria”; templates are provided in the package.