Project Post Mortems as a Positive Experience

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

Whatever the outcome of your project, you can learn lessons from it and gain beneficial takeaways with a productive post-mortem analysis. The techniques you'll learn in this short course will help you avoid post-mortem 'witch hunts' where team members attempt to place blame on why project activities did not go as planned. You'll learn how to create an environment in which you and your team can positively analyze project success and failure as well as ways to apply those lessons to future projects.

Virtual short courses do not include materials or headsets.

Audience

PMP-certified project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators,project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders,product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team memberswho want to continue to develop their skills and renew their PMP certification.

Learning Objectives

  • Different ways to collect project feedback
  • Keep the focus
  • Guard against bias
  • Effective facilitation
  • Document lessons learned

1. Gathering Lessons Learned

2. Keeping Review Positive and Constructive

3. Project Closure Report

4. Using Lessons Learned