Required to Complete List for Each Function

  • Functional Integration Action Plan
  • Project Definition Documents for each item that qualifies as a “Project”
  • Includes additional information on scope, project roles, and estimated project costs
  • Internal resources
  • External resources/expense
  • Other expense
  • Capital
  • Project Plan (Gantt chart) for each item that qualifies as a “Project.” Some functional teams are creating Gantt views of their Functional Integration Action Plans to help manage implementation
  • Business Requirements and Functional Requirements as Required. In many cases, Functional Requirements will be completed as part of plan implementation rather than as part of detailed planning.
  • Agreement from IT required on timing of Functional Requirements
  • Updated Synergy Spreadsheet - incorporates new information about timing and magnitude of synergy recognition and one-time costs (cost estimates identified as part of Project Definition Documents should feed one-time cost section of Synergy spreadsheet)
  • Buy-in/Approval From Accountable Executives
  • Review with Core Team and/or IMO

Required to Complete List for each Program

  • Program Charter Document
  • Project Definition Documents for each “Project”- includes additional information on scope, project roles, and estimated project costs
  • Internal resources...


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Required To Complete - Functions

Required To Complete - Programs

Monitoring Progress Toward Detailed M&A Integration Planning Completion

Review w/Core Team or SC

Suggest Level of Review

Additional Detail On “Project Costing”

Cost and Synergy Estimating and Tracking Roles