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Successful Project Management: Applying Best Practices and Real-World Techniques with Microsoft® Project by Bonnie Biafore

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Chapter 17. Closing a Project

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL:

  • Learn how to obtain customer acceptance

  • Identify the project documentation you prepare when a project is complete

  • Learn about closing contracts

  • Understand the importance of transitioning your team members to their next assignments

“All love affairs end. Eventually, the girl is gonna put curlers in her hair.”

AL MCGUIRE

When the deliverables in a project are delivered, you might think the project is done. But you still have a few project management tasks to finish. Although the closing phase of a project is short, don’t make the mistake of thinking it isn’t important. The first key accomplishment during this phase is receiving formal acceptance from the project customer. After all, if the customer ...

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