There’s one Project technique that has the capacity to transform your skillset and raise your Project Management to the next level: the Lessons Learned review.
So, in this article, we will take a look at everything you need to know about how to make your next lessons learned meeting a great success.
Project closure is often viewed as an afterthought by Project Managers:
We’re done, let’s run.’
But projects can become like a dripping tap. You tighten the faucet a bit more, but it still keeps dripping. What my friend, Ron Rosenhead, refers unglamorously to as ‘project dribble’.
Yet one of the most influential project management training sessions I ever attended, early in my PM career (by Paul O’Neill) identified the basics of project management in three lessons. The third was finishing well. And it’s only fair to acknowledge that some of the things I have been saying in training sessions fo the last 20+ years track back to Paul’s advice closing a project well.