Plan communications management is a process in the PMI process group of planning and the PMI knowledge area of communications management. It involves planning communication to support the project.

According to the PMBOK, this activity has the following characteristics:

Inputs Tools and Templates Outputs
project management plan, stakeholder register, enterprise environmental factors, organizational process assets communication requirements analysis, communication technology, communication models, communication methods, meetings communication management plan, project documents updates

The plan communications management process is described in section 10.1 of the PMBOK 5th edition.