Mgt2 Task 2 Part C

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MGT2 Task C. A Brief Project Closure Report Discussion When all the deliverables, customer requirements and\or goals have been met in a project, in other words, at the closing of a project the Project Manager is responsible for compiling and delivering a Final Project Report, known as a Project Closure Report. A good project closure report will summarize the entire project from the beginning project plan and scope information to the lessons learned from the project. It should also include other information such as the changes to the project scope if there were any, the final project budget reconciliation, and “a recap of the performance metrics taken during the project; the budget and schedule reconciliations will provide the final…show more content…
1) Reason or Purpose for Closure - (Project Sponsor, other Key Internal Stakeholders) The major purpose of the Project Closure Report is to inform the stakeholders as to why the project is closing; is it complete or not; has the budget been expended; did it fail or was it terminated for other reasons? The closure report can efficiently cover the information that is pertinent to the Project Sponsor and the Project Manager without being long and drawn out with excessive details. 2) Executive Summary – (Project Sponsor, other company Executives) The executive summary should be the first item on the closure report. It may also stand alone as the closure review. The executive summary reports all the high points of the project. Often times busy executives do not want to read an entire closure report; therefore, the executive summary should lend enough information to recap the project without having to read the details of the entire report. What were the success criteria or expected benefits and were they met? They want to know what the project was about; what was delivered, how effectively was it delivered, and what has been learned from it. 3) Deliverables\Milestones - (Project Sponsor, other Key Internal Stakeholders) The list of deliverables from the Project Scope should be listed, as well as, whether or not they were met and any worthwhile notes about the process. The scope
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