The closing phase is the final phase of the project life cycle as it involves the conclusion of all activities for a project and formally establishes the project as complete by obtaining acceptance of all project deliverables from the project sponsor. The finished product is transferred to the customer who is responsible for its operations and maintenance. Lastly, the project manager works with the project team to document lessons learned and archive all project documentation to be used for organizational improvement.
- Transition project to operations
- Archive documentation
- Conduct close-out meeting