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Project Management Part Four

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Fourth and final section of half-day pre-conference offered at the Electronic Resources in Libraries Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2008.

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Project Management Part Four

  1. 1. Project Management Part Four
  2. 2. Getting to the final deadline <ul><li>Plan for closure / launch </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing plan </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising? </li></ul><ul><li>Launch event </li></ul>
  3. 3. Evaluation <ul><li>Collect data from minutes, To Do lists </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze delays, hiccups </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze particular successes </li></ul><ul><li>Reconcile budget information </li></ul><ul><li>Write up summary to share with team </li></ul><ul><li>Share closure status with administration / the Library </li></ul><ul><li>Archive project information </li></ul>
  4. 4. Celebrate the end of the project <ul><li>Insure ongoing support mechanisms are in place </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who will be the physical caretaker? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who will handle ongoing costs? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who will communicate ongoing status? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To whom? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Host a launch event </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our own closure event <ul><li>Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion time </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Wrap up and goodbyes </li></ul>
  6. 6. Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 3 rd edition . Newtown Square, PA: PMI, Inc., 2004. Richman, Larry. Project management, step by step. New York, NY: American Management Association, 2002.
  7. 7. Virginia L. Cairns Lupton Library University of Tennessee, Chattanooga 615 McCallie Ave Chattanooga, TN 37403 423-425-2279 [email_address] [email_address] AIM: utcrefvirginia

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