A document that summarizes the project’s achievements, challenges, and lessons learned, and provides recommendations for future projects.
Example: Compiling a project closure report that highlights the successful completion of deliverables and outlines areas for improvement.
The process of optimizing resource allocation to avoid overloading or underutilization of resources.
Example: Adjusting project schedules to ensure that team members are not assigned to multiple tasks simultaneously.
The initial meeting held at the beginning of a project to introduce team members, discuss project objectives, and set expectations.
Example: Conducting a kickoff meeting with stakeholders and the project team to align everyone on project goals and roles.
A visual representation of key project metrics, providing a snapshot of project status and progress.
Example: Using a project dashboard to display project budget, schedule, and milestones in real-time.
A meeting held at the end of a project to discuss project outcomes, successes, challenges, and identify areas for improvement.
Example: Conducting a lessons learned meeting with the project team to gather feedback and insights.
The smallest unit of work within a project that can be assigned to a team member and tracked.
Example: Defining work packages for specific tasks like coding a specific module in a software development project.
Factors or events considered to be true or certain for the purposes of planning.
Example: Assuming that the required raw materials will be available on time for a manufacturing project.
The amount of time a task can be delayed without delaying the project’s overall timeline.
Example: Task C has two days of float, which means it can be delayed by up to two days without affecting subsequent tasks.