F03 - Have the closing activity group peer-reviewed
This management activity belongs to the Project Closure group. This activity group is done when the product of the project is complete, or when you decide to cancel the project.
Ask another project manager or project management expert in your organization to review your management activities and record the results in the Health Register. If the score is too low, revise some of the management activities, and then return to this one.
This peer review is done for two reasons:
- To make sure you’re ready to end this activity group and the project as a whole.
- To generate useful information you can use to improve your organization-wide project management system. While the standalone scores are important, the trend of your scores among the collection of projects in the organization is more important.
Common pitfallsA common risk is that the person reviewing your work may hesitate to point out problems, fearing that it may be taken personally. It’s up to you to create a relationship that ensures them they can be comfortable and honest.
The following principles play a significant role in this management activity: