Common Project Meetings

The following sections describe several types of standard meetings you will call regularly during the life of a project.

Kickoff Meetings

Kickoff meetings should be lively affairs. The average project has at least three kickoff meetings: the project kickoff, the design kickoff, and the tech kickoff. Kickoff meetings are a chance to get the team pumped up about the project and share their enthusiasm with the client. Kickoff meetings set the tone for the project, so be sure to keep them focused and upbeat.

Before the project kickoff meeting, you should already have a first draft specification and timeline. These materials will be handed out at the meeting. The project kickoff meeting is a chance to cover the goals of the ...

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