At the project launch meeting, the project manager will cover the following points with the team. During project execution, the project manager intends to:
Ensure that each task without a predecessor starts immediately.
Ensure that each subsequent task starts on schedule, by keeping in touch with the successor's task leaders.
Practice walk-about management and keep task leaders communicating with each other.
Keep the operations Gantt chart up-to-date with printouts posted and replaced at regular intervals.
Support task leaders in securing any necessary resources.
Support task leaders in using reserves, when necessary.
Maintain discipline and order within the project.
Give special attention to the preparation of the user documentation.
Gather information for and prepare the project report. He or she should keep a project diary.
Schedule milestone meetings; publicize, schedule, and prepare agendas for the meetings.
Give special attention to the successful achievement of the project outcomes!
Convene and lead the post project review.
Plan and implement a project closure celebration.