F06 - Conduct a focused communication
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.
Note: This is a draft of the second version of P3.express. Comments are welcome!
At this point, the sponsor sends a message to everyone in the company, announcing the closure of the project, and thanks all the team members.
There are two purposes for this management activity:
- It shows appreciation for the team members, which encourages them for future projects.
- It helps keep everyone informed of the projects being done in the company, and helps them align with the goals.
Keep the message short and clear. If the project was cancelled or if it wasn’t successful, make sure that your message is positive and encourages people to look forward to better projects in the future.
The following principles have a significant role in this management activity: