Join Bonnie Biafore for an in-depth discussion in this video Tying up loose ends, part of Project Management Foundations: Small Projects.
After the customer signs off on the project it's time to clean up the loose…ends in the project.…You hold one last meeting with your team before you send them off to their next assignment.…Then you can finalize the project documentation and close out financial details.…Start with what went well.…Ask questions like what did you do that made things work better?…What was the toughest challenge you solved, and how did you handle it?…If you were going to brag about something from this project, what would it be?…Before you address the problems people faced remind team members to talk about…themselves, not others.…
That way the focus is on the lessons, not blaming.…Ask questions like what would you do differently next time or what can we learn from this.…In our relocation example you might launch the problem discussion by talking…about the discoloration of the flooring that was delivered.…You had to take a stand with the vendor to get a new rushed delivery and not pay extra.…What you learned was to leave extra time to check materials for quality or damage.…
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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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