PM Notebook
Too often, these project reviews are unnecessarily painful for all participants.  Help is on the way.
Bill Hoberecht - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.          

Few Project Managers look forward to presenting the status of their project to Senior or Executive Management.  Senior Management may have little interest in the specifics of a project or they may be interested in probing every last detail.  Frequent are the reviews with marathon preparation sessions, relentless questioning, and embarrassing silences when requested information is unavailable, management frustration and disappointment, and a feeling of trepidation following the review.  The lives of Executives, Senior Management and Project Managers need not be so difficult.  Utilizing best practices can improve the effectiveness of status reviews and contribute to success of your projects.

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