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