As project managers, we tend to keep our eyes focused on the finish line. For us, it is all about on-time completion. Once the deliverables have been handed over to our project sponsor or client, we relax -- the project is over. But is it really?
Project closeout always presents challenges: from getting final approvals, to performing administrative and contract closure, to capturing lessons learned, and more. At the rapid pace of business today, efficient project closure is a must and may even give you a competitive edge. This 1-day workshop introduces project managers to the best practices for getting final signoffs and closing out projects. Project managers will come away with a structured closeout framework and some templates that can be used to complete an orderly project closeout.
Participants will gain practical skills to:
This course is intended for beginner and intermediate project managers across all industries.
There is no prerequisite for this course.
Participants will receive a course workbook with copies of all presentation slides, case study materials, forms, and a closeout checklist.
Start With The End In Mind
Getting Final Approvals
Post-Approval Closure Activities
Contract Closure Activites
Administrative Closure Activities
Lessons Learned Closure Activities
Marketing Closure Activities
Project Lifestyle Closure Activities