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A Framework for Successful Project Retrospectives

This meeting agenda template helps teams learn from project successes and failures together, and commit to change based on what they learned. Use this template as a starting place when designing your next project retrospective, and adapt the agenda to fit your team.

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How to Lead a Successful Project Retrospective Meeting

16-page Facilitator's Guide with tips, step-by-step instructions, & resources

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Meeting Goal

Review the project and identify key learnings that we can use to improve how we work going forward.

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  • Author:  Elise Keith
  • Duration:  1 to 3+ hours
  • Group Size:  15 or fewer
  • Solution Categories:  Project Managers
  • Meeting Types:  Action Review Meetings

Agenda Overview

  1. Welcome
  2. Project Review
  3. What did we learn?
  4. Successes
  5. Challenges
  6. Other Insights
  7. Priorities: What matters most?
  8. Changes to Make: Action Planning
  9. Closing

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