Project Retrospectives: A Handbook for Team Reviews

Project Retrospectives: A Handbook for Team Reviews

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About the Book Club Meeting

The PMIWDC Reston Book Club is a forum for talking about books that touch on the widely varied challenges of project and program management. Our meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. We will meet in the first floor meeting room in the offices of CACI from 5:30pm - 6:30pm.

Read more about the format of the book club in "About the Book Club" below.

About the Book

Project Retrospectives: A Handbook for Team Reviews

Project Retrospectives: A Handbook for Team Reviews by Norman L. Kerth (2001) Current price is under $9.99 for paperback plus shipping on Amazon. The book may also be available from your local library.

Whether your shop calls them postmortems or postpartums or something else, project retrospectives offer organizations a formal method for preserving the valuable lessons learned from the successes and failures of every project. These lessons and the measurements they yield foster stronger teams and savings on subsequent efforts.

For a retrospective to be effective and successful, though, it needs to be safe. Kerth shows facilitators and participants how to defeat the fear of retribution and establish an air of mutual trust. One tool is Kerth's Prime Directive: Regardless of what we discover, we must understand and truly believe that everyone did the best job he or she could, given what was known at the time, his or her skills and abilities, the resources available, and the situation at hand.area.

Event Location

CACI 1st floor Conference Room
11955 Freedom Drive
Reston, VA, 20190

Agenda and Cost:

5:30pm - 6:30pm: Open book discussion

Free meeting for Chapter members.

Preregistration, reading the book before the meeting, and bringing a copy (e-book okay) of the book to the meeting is required.

You can purchase the book through Amazon. An E-book version is fine. It may also be available from your local library.

Special Instructions
PDU's Available:
Based on the amount of time you will spend in self-directed study of negotiation – we estimate four to six hours of reading, which converts to 4 - 6 PDUs for qualified PMPs who are under the 30 PDU limit for their current three year certification cycle. Please note that these PDUs will need to be reported as Category C: Self-Directed Learning. For full details on PDU reporting refer to the PMP Handbook.
PDUs Available: 
4.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
Strategic and Business Management
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