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The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right by Tom Kendrick

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Begin with introductions and let people interact with each other. Clarify each person’s contribution to the team. Spend some time reviewing the agenda and objectives for the workshop, and discuss the project (with the sponsor if possible) to ensure that everyone understands the goals.

During the workshop, use a flip-chart to capture data: issues, relevant assumptions, decisions, plans, and action items. Use the workshop to build on the foundation of information available. Work to understand the project priorities, and to improve the scope planning using “Is/Is not” analysis on the project deliverables. If the planning process has begun, review the work breakdown structure from scope definition and focus on activity duration estimates, schedule ...

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