Project Post Mortems as a Positive Experience

Course information
Price: £ 125.00 Excl. VAT
Day(s): 1
Course Code: GK2945
GTC: 2 Incl. VAT
Delivery Method: Public Classroom


Productively examine lessons learned.Whatever the outcome of your project, you can learn lessons from it and gain beneficial takeaways with a productive post-mortem analysis. The techniques you'll learn in this short course will help you avoid post-mortem "witch hunts" where team members attempt to place blame on why project activities did not go as planned. You'll learn how to create an environment in which you and your team can positively analyze project success and failure as well as ways to apply those lessons to future projects.

This virtual short course, specifically designed to give you a quick convenient way to renew and refresh your project management skills, maintain your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification, and earn PDUs on your own time, at your own pace.

Virtual short courses do not include materials or headsets.


PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


  • There are no prerequisites for this course.


  • 1. How to collect lessons learned
  • 2. Who should be involved in a project post mortem
  • 3. Planning the meeting
  • 4. Keeping the post mortem meeting on track
  • 5. Staying positive
  • 6. Dealing with conflicts and difficult people
  • 7. Documenting the results


  • Different ways to collect project feedback
  • Keeping the focus
  • Guarding against bias
  • Effective facilitation
  • Documenting lessons learned

Target Audience

PMP-certified project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team members who want to continue to develop their skills and renew their PMP certification.

Follow on Courses

  • IT Risk Management
  • Program Management
  • Requirements Development, Documentation, and Management

Public Classroom Schedule

Dates available on request. Please contact us.

Course description

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