G01 - Evaluate the benefits

This management activity belongs to the post-project management activity group: a 3- to 6-month cycle of activities that start after the project ends and continues for 1 to 5 years. This activity group is not required if there’s an active portfolio management system that handles it.

The same person who was the sponsor for the project is responsible for this cycle, unless this responsibility is transferred to someone else.

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The sponsor (or someone in their behalf) spends a few hours in every post-project cycle, measuring the benefits realized from the project.

Besides the expected benefits, the sponsor should be actively looking for unexpected benefits and potential benefits as well.

Purpose

We should evaluate the benefits of the project because of the following:

Common Pitfalls

You can avoid some of the most common issues by considering the following:

Principles

The following principles have a significant role in this management activity:


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Introduction

A - Project Initiation

B - Monthly Initiation

C - Weekly Management

D - Daily Management

E - Monthly Closure

F - Project Closure

G - Post-Project Management



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