5Launch Preparation

When forming a TSP team, you must decide when to hold the launch and determine who will be on the team. Training is also critically important. All of the involved managers must either have participated in the TSP executive strategy seminar or received TSP management training. The team members must also be properly trained. Finally, once all of the team members are prepared, it is time to launch the project. The formal part of the teambuilding process starts at this point. This chapter discusses when to launch a team, team scope, team selection, team preparation, common preparation problems, and the launch preparation checklist and script.

5.1 When to Launch a Project

Before starting launch preparation, make sure that the ...

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