Join Bonnie Biafore for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting sign-off, part of Project Management Foundations: Small Projects.
At the beginning of your project you identified what the project was supposed to…deliver and how you would determine that it succeeded.…Now you use those things to get the customer to approve the project.…How to get the customer's acceptance can take different shapes, but it boils…down to whether you successfully delivered what you're supposed to.…For a small freelance project you might deliver the results, ask the customer to…review them, and tell you if they're okay.…All you need is a quick email reply saying that the project is approved and…ideally that the check is in the mail.…
If your project includes requirements and specifications it's best to know that…they have all been satisfied before you ask the customer for approval.…For projects like these you can work with the customer and other team members…to put together the test you will use to determine whether the project has been successful.…If the test has a lot of steps and complexities you might also define who will…run the test and under what conditions.…
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- Defining the life cycle and scope of small projects
- Identifying the project customer and other stakeholders
- Determining the right level of management
- Scheduling work
- Managing risk
- Keeping things moving
- Evaluating the project
- Getting sign-off and tying up loose ends<br><br>
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Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started with Small Projects
Defining small projects2m 19s
2. Starting the Project
3. Organizing the Work
4. Getting Things Done
5. Tracking Progress
6. Wrapping Up
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