You will learn how to formally close your project.
- How you close a project is just as important…as how you kick it off.…Your goal is to deliver spectacular results…and leave a positive impression in stakeholder's minds,…thus leaving the door open for future opportunities.…This can be accomplished by making sure…all project work has been completed,…project objectives are met,…and the government formally accepts project deliverables…by signing off on them.…Once these take place,…you can deem your project contractually completed.…
Prior to signing off on the deliverables,…the government may request information to help them…evaluate how well you did based on the following factors.…Did you adhere to contract requirements,…deliver quality work, meet contract schedules,…stay within budget, complete the deliverables,…manage risk, and keep the agency properly informed?…It is important that you plan for the aforementioned…to ensure there are no hiccups at the end of your project.…
Also, make sure the contract is closed,…so no more time and money is charged against the project.…
Learn the best practices and terminology for working with the government, including documentation such as subsidiary plans, RFPs, PWSs, and SOOs. Walk through the three phases of contract negotiation—pre-award, award, and post-award—and common challenges as well as solutions for bidding on government contracts and getting projects authorized.
- Avoiding common pitfalls
- Reviewing the request for proposal (RFP)
- Identifying stakeholders
- Refining the deliverables
- Finalizing the contract
- Kicking off the project
- Managing the project
- Closing out the project