Troubleshooting and Closing the Project

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The factors that can affect a project are numerous and often hard to pinpoint. Conducting meetings and using advanced tools, such as formulas and graphs, allow the project manager to properly define the health or status of the project. This course outlines how to conduct effective meetings and presents some troubleshooting tools that can be used during the project life cycle. It also presents the information required to close the project, which is the last stage in project management.

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This path is targeted toward a diverse range of managers and staff members who wish to acquire the necessary skills to successfully manage small- to medium-sized projects.

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Troubleshooting and Closing the Project

  • recognize the importance of being able to solve problems as a project manager
  • distinguish between open-ended and close-ended types of problems
  • match the cost management formulas to examples of their usage
  • match the project management activities associated with cost control to examples
  • match the activities associated with reporting project performance to examples
  • determine the appropriate quality control tool to use in given scenarios
  • recognize considerations for problem solving in given scenarios
  • match each consideration for the development of a recovery plan with its intended purpose
  • recognize the importance of closing a project successfully
  • recognize key project audit questions to ask in a given scenario
  • identify why a project is terminated in a given scenario
  • recognize the basic requirements for reviewing project team members
  • recognize how to reward project performance in a given scenario
  • match each task associated with project closure with its purpose
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