Pre-preparation Phase - from December 2001 to June 2003. During this phase, the Beijing Olympic Action Plan will be formulated; the organizational structure of BOCOG will be established; all the necessary preparations for construction of the Olympic venues and facilities will be completed; construction of EP facilities and urban infrastructure as well as a number of cultural and tourist sites will be initiated; and marketing programs will be put into operation.
Development Phase - from July 2003 to June 2006. During this period, the tasks set forth in the "10th Five-year Plan" will be completed, and the construction of the Olympic venues and other related facilities and the preparation in other areas will be in full swing. By June 2006, the major construction projects of Olympic venues and facilities will be completed and basic preparations finished.
Improvement and Operation Phase - from July 2006 to the opening of the 2008 Olympic Games. During this phase, all the venues and facilities, which fully meet the requirements of the Games, will be in place. Examination and improvement will be made to the venues; test events will be conducted to ensure smooth operation; and all services will be available.