PMP Exam Prep – Close Project or Phase

Close Project or Phase

  • The process of finalizing all activities across all of the project management process groups to formally complete a project or phase.

The close process is done:

  • at the end of each project phase
  • at the end of each project
  • if the project is terminated, in which case, the process is to document the reasons for the project’s being terminated before completion.

Key inputs

  • accepted deliverables
    • Products, results, or capabilities products by a project and validated by the project customer or sponsors as meeting their specified acceptance criteria
  • Organizational process assets
    • project files
    • project or phase closure documents
    • lessons learned