Maintaining Project Artifacts and Knowledge (2021 Update)

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To help an organization grow and experience superior performance, it's necessary for project managers to learn from past experiences. Preserving lessons learned can then be incorporated when managing projects in the future, resulting in fewer mistakes, lower costs, more accurate estimates, and many other project efficiencies.

In this course, you'll explore the project manager's role in maintaining project artifacts and project knowledge, and how they bolster overall organizational knowledge and foster continuous improvement. 

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Maintaining Project Artifacts and Knowledge (2021 Update)

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • identify characteristics of lessons learned
  • distinguish between different types of knowledge
  • sequence the steps for conducting lessons learned
  • identify sources of lessons learned
  • recognize best practices for conducting a lessons learned meeting
  • select tools and methods for analyzing lessons learned information
  • recognize effective lessons learned implementation activities
  • recognize elements that should be included in a lessons learned register
  • recognize how best practices and benchmarking support continuous improvement
  • Knowledge Check: Applying Your Skills at Maintaining Project Artifacts & Knowledge
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