Punch lists are part of the project close out process. Completing projects can be easier with a formal process. The cross-functional project team should maintain a punch list of items that are identified during the change, and ensure that these are resolved so that the project can be closed out completely.
- There's a joke among project managers…that the first 90% of the work accounts…for the first 90% of the time,…and the last 10% of the work accounts…for the remaining 90% of the time.…In this video, we'll learn how to use a punch list…to manage that last 10% as you close out a project.…A punch list is one way to keep track…of any outstanding issues or unfinished details.…The punch list makes it clear to everyone what needs…to be fixed before the project can really be called done.…
Let's take a look at how the team…at H+ Sport used a punch list to close out their project.…Here's an issue that ended up on their punch list.…It didn't stop any other activities,…but it needed to be resolved…before the project could be considered complete.…The new distribution center had two entrances…facing the main road.…One of the entrances was for cars,…and the other was for trucks.…But the signs were confusing,…so trucks were pulling into the parking lot…instead of the loading dock area.…
The project team added this as an issue on the punch list:…
- Defining the vision
- Documenting the project scope
- Investigating potential options
- Conducting a SWOT analysis
- Selecting a course of action
- Resolving issues
- Building trust with transparency
- Managing project plans
- Identifying risks
- Changing processes
- Helping people transition
Skill Level Intermediate
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