After reading this chapter, you will be able to:
• Describe the purposes and the steps involved in an audit.
• Describe the activities needed to properly close out the project.
• Define how to obtain final acceptance of the project.
• Discuss closing out and archiving project documents and contracts.
How does management know how well the project is progressing? In most cases the reports we talked about in Chapter 13 are sufficient. However, there are times when a more objective review is appropriate. In some cases, this review is used for projects that are at risk. These reviews can help define all the troubled areas. In some cases, reviews are done after the fact to see if the project manager followed the appropriate ...