Good bye

During the project, a number of team members may have been recruited from different parts of the company.

As the project draws to completion, it is necessary to inform these team members that their responsibilities have been discharged and they will no longer be working with the team.


Releasing the project team

Read the section Releasing the project team in the prescribed textbook (Web | PDF), Chapter 18 (page 153 in the PDF version).

Discussion Forum

As you have read this is not a formal process; however, it is an extremely important step in project closure.

Post your answer to the following questions in the forum. Don’t forget to read what others have posted as well.

  1. What are some of the consequences for the organisation of not releasing team members in a timely manner?
  2. Is there anything you could do as project manager to inform the review phase of project closure before you release team members?