Closing a project

This chapter covers:

preparing for formal closure

preparing for premature closure

handing over the project product

evaluating the project and recording lessons

recommending project closure

guidelines for tailoring products and roles


20 Closing a project

20.1 Purpose

The purpose of the closing a project process is to provide a fixed point at which acceptance of the project product is confirmed, and to recognize that objectives set out in the original PID have been achieved (or approved changes to the objectives have been achieved), or that the project has nothing more to contribute.

20.2 Objective

The objective of the closing a project process is to:

verify user acceptance of the project product

ensure that ...

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