This process involves following up and making sure all objectives and goals have been met and all key stakeholders have signed off on acceptance checklists. This process provides valuable lessons learned from the project.
This process covers project management teams so that there are no loose ends. This process also provides and opportunity to follow up with contractors that helped project teams meet deliverables.
Close Project or Phase: Inputs, Tools and Techniques, and Outputs. Reprinted from "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) 5th ed" by Project Management Institute, 2013, p. 100. Copyright 2013 by PMI.Inc. Reprinted without permission.
1. Organizational Process Assets (Input): Historical information and or lessons learned are an invaluable input for project teams when closing project.
2. Expert judgement (Tools and Techniques): this was an essay written to show how expert judgment or subject matter experts can be used as a valuable resource in closing a project.
3. Analytical techniques (Tools and Techniques): this artifact was taken from PMGT 614. It shows how the stage gate techniques can be used to help project teams close phases of the project.