Chapter 12

Bringing the Project to a Successful Conclusion

Brad’s first excursion into the world of project management has been going well. Sure, there were some rough spots, but all in all, Brad is proud of the job he’s done. Project Apex is nearing what he hopes will be a smooth and successful conclusion.

But just when Brad thought he’d be able to kick back and watch Project Apex coast to the finish line, things began to heat up. Attendance at his team meetings has been steadily tapering off. He’s having difficulty reaching some people who were trying to wrap up their last few activities. Brad has been getting questions about what the customer may be expecting, and he can’t seem to get any answers.

Brad is beginning to wonder if he’s losing ...

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