29 Closing the project

It is the project sponsor’s role to approve the closure of a project. However, if a project is to be closed part way through and other projects are affected (the project definition will include inter-project dependencies), approval may need to be given by a higher authority or agreed with other affected parties.

“Yes, in the old days that was so, but we have changed all that”

MOLIÈRE, 1622–1673

  • Closure is the project sponsor’s decision.
  • Check interdependent projects before terminating.
  • Make project closure explicit.
  • Communicate closure to the stakeholders. ...

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