Communication, Management and Recovery Plan for Projects in Crisis

Minimize the impacts of a project in crisis with the expertise of those who really know the subject.

With direct and clear communication planning, coupled with our exclusive Accelerated Benefits® methodology, we are able to minimize negative impacts and support project leadership decision-making.

Having developed and managed projects in the most challenging environments worldwide, our team has acquired unique and indispensable skills to lead and manage crises.

Key issues addressed

  • Project in crisis, with no control or management
  • Results that are not achieved
  • Sudden project manager or key team member exchange
  • Strong and negative project impact in the media and local community
  • Accidents and damages
  • Delays and budget overflow
  • Threats that are identified only after they become problems
  • Conflicts with suppliers
  • Low team morale
  • Risk imminent perception with no control planning
  • Constant improvisation increase
  • Inaccurate and unreliable status reports

Scope of work

  • Current project status assessment through the six critical situation severity indicators
  • Crisis Room Implementation
  • Strategy implementation of the Communication Plan
  • Media and stakeholders communication
  • Support on the Leadership decision making process
  • Support on the project information
  • Recovery alternatives assessment
  • Strategies outcomes assessment (addition, absorption, starvation or extinction)
  • Immediate Recovery Plan implementation through the Accelerated Benefits®
  • Contingency process implementation

Fact sheet

Estimated duration [?]

3 months

Work Complexity [?]

Very High

Client's team (minimum required) [?]

1 Project Manager, 1 Planning Analyst and Executives

Client's team allocation x Macrosolutions team allocation [?]

50% Client's Team
50% Macrosolutions' Team

Project estimated number of visits [?]

6 visits

Maturity Level (minimum required) [?]


Languages [?]

Portuguese, English, Spanish

Organizational level of coverage [?]

Corporate: ★★★★★
Departmental: ★★
Project: ★★★★★

Supported standards and methodologies

Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • PMBOK® Guide
  • PMI Practice Standard for Estimating
  • PMI Practice Standard for Configuration Management
  • PMI Practice Standard for Risk Management
  • PMI Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structure
  • PMI Practice Standard for Scheduling
  • PMI Project Manager Development Competency Framework
UK Office of Government Commerce (OGC)
  • M_O_R (Management of Risks)
Scrum Alliance
  • Scrum Methodology
International Project Management Association (IPMA)
  • ICB® IPMA Competence Baseline

Areas: approach comprehensiveness

AreaApproach comprehensivenessDescription


Includes the processes required to ensure that the various elements of the project are properly coordinated.


Includes the processes required to ensure that the project includes all the work required, and only the work required, to complete the project successfully.


Includes the processes required to ensure timely completion of the project.
CostOptionalIncludes the processes required to ensure that the project is completed within the approved budget.


Includes the processes required to ensure that the project will satisfy the needs for which it was undertaken.
Human Resources


Includes the processes required to make the most effective use of the people involved with the project.


Includes the processes required to ensure timely and appropriate generation, collection, dissemination, storage, and ultimate disposition of project information.


Systematic process of identifying, analyzing, and responding to project risks. It includes maximizing the probability and consequences of positive events and minimizing the probability and consequences of adverse events to project objectives.


Includes the processes required to acquire goods and services from outside the performing organization to attain project scope.


EHSOptionalInvolves processes related to work safety, health and environment, including specific regulations.
Strategic Planning


Involves the processes which link projects with corporate strategy through the indicators of the Balanced Scorecard's goals.