Closing Process Group

Those processes performed to finalize all activities across all project process groups to formally close the project or phase. This Process Group, when completed, verifies that the defined processes are completed within ail the process groups to close the project or a project phase, as appropriate, and formally establishes that the project or project phase is complete. At project or phase closure, the following may occur:

• Obtaining acceptance by the customer or sponsor,

• Conduct post-project or phase-end review,

• Record impacts of tailoring to any process,

Document lessons learned,

Apply appropriate updates to organizational process assets,

Archive all relevant project documents in the Project Management information System (PM1S) to be used as historical data, or

Closing out procurements.

Project Integration Management

Close Project or Phase

Project Communications Management

Project Communications Management

The dashed circular arrow indicates that the process is part of the Project Integration Management Knowledge Area. This Knowledge Area coordinates and unifies the processes from the other Knowledge Areas

The dashed circular arrow indicates that the process is part of the Project Integration Management Knowledge Area. This Knowledge Area coordinates and unifies the processes from the other Knowledge Areas

Figure 3-9. Closing Process Group

The Closing Process Group (Figure 3-9) includes the following projcct management processes (Tables 3-42 through 3-43):

3.7.1 Close Project or Phase

Close Projcct or Phase is the process of finalizing all activities across all Project Management Process Groups to formally complete the projcct or phase.

Table 3-42. Close Project or Phase: Inputs and Outputs

Table 3-42. Close Project or Phase: Inputs and Outputs

3.7.2 Close Procurements

Close Procurements is the process of completing, settling, and closing each projcct procurement.

Table 3-43. Close Procurements: Inputs and Outputs

1. Procurement management plan

2, Procurement documentation

1. Closed procurements

2. Organizational process assets updates

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