Closing

Closing Process Group

The purpose of the Closing Process Group is to complete the project work, product work, and project phases in an orderly manner. There is one process in the Closing Process Group:

  • Close Project or Phase

The intent of the Closing Process Group is to at least:

  • Confirm work is done to requirements
  • Complete final procurement closure
  • Gain final acceptance of product
  • Complete financial closure
  • Hand off completed product
  • Solicit customer's feedback about the project
  • Complete final preformance reporting
  • Index and archive records
  • Gather final lessons learned and update knowledge bases

As the final process in a phase or project, this process ensures an organized and efficient completion of deliverables, phases, and the project as a whole.

The forms used to document project closure include:

  • Lessons learned
  • Project closeout