5 Components of a Post Implementation Review
A Post Implementation Review (PIR) is the formal review of a project after it has been completed and formally closed. The purpose of a PIR is twofold – to review the overall success, and to gain lessons learned for future projects. To conduct a PIR quickly and efficiently, you need to take these five key steps:
Step 1: Review the project performance
To start, you need to determine how the project performed against expectations. These expectations include whether the project:
Delivered the benefits in the Business Case
Achieved the objectives specified in the Project Charter
Delivered the scope defined in the Project Charter
Produced the deliverables defined in the Project Charter
Met the quality targets defined in the Quality Plan
Completed within the planned project schedule
Delivered within the budget defined in the Financial Plan
These are examples of the expectations that are set early in the project.
Step 2: Review the project conformance
Next, identify the extent to which the project has conformed to organization expectations for things like:
- Project management processes
- Project lifecycle processes
- Financial processes
- Governance processes
Legal, auditing and requirements processes
A project that delivers to the triple constraints but does not adhere to organization policies cannot be considered a total success.
Step 3: Identify project achievements and what went right
List the major achievements for the project and describe the positive effect that each achievement has had on the organization and the project. Identify the areas where the project team experienced successes.
Step 4: Identify project weaknesses and what went wrong
List any project failures and weaknesses and describe the effects they have had on the organization and the project. These are areas that impeded project progress.
Step 5: Identify lessons learned
Describe the lessons learned from performing this project and list any recommendations for similar projects in the future.
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Employers benefit as well. When more than one-third of their project managers are PMP-certified, organizations complete more of their projects on time, on budget and meeting original goals. (Pulse of the Profession® study, PMI, 2015.)
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- The certification exam has 200 multiple-choice questions, and you have four hours to complete it.
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About PMP Exam
To obtain the PMP certification, first of all, you must conform to the requirements for education and experience. Secondly, you must pass the exam. It is an objective assessment of your knowledge in the field of project management. This computer testing is used worldwide for the degree examination.
Examination for PMP certification assesses the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques that are applied in project management practice. Examination requirements were developed in 1997. The examination is a test with 200 questions, each of which has 4 possible answers from which you must choose the correct one.
25 of the 200 questions are considered test questions that PMI is trying and, as such, will not count in determining your score. However, you will not be told which are the 25 test questions. You will be scored on the other 175 questions.
To successfully pass the PMP certification in Boston, the examinee must correctly answer 106 questions from the 175 that apply. Thus, the pass mark is around 61%. For 200 questions, you will be given 4 hours. The test is administered in computer format. The examination questions are tested annually for compliance with the examination requirements and to ensure the availability of reference materials on each issue.