As you create your Future City deliverables, you'll use the Project Plan to conduct frequent "check-in" sessions to ensure your project stays on track and meets your goals.
Check-in sessions are quick meetings where team members discuss how the project is going. Check-ins should occur often enough so that no single part of the project can get significantly off track. Here are some things to think about as your team conducts the sessions and fills out the check-in form:
Question 1: What have you completed recently?
Start the sessions with a quick review of the completed tasks. Ask:
Question 2: What are you working on now?
As team members share, ask:
Question 3: When do you think the current task will be done?
As students estimate the time they need to complete the task, ask:
Question 4: What do you need to keep your work on track with good quality?
As student discuss this, ask:
Remember it's okay to revise the Project Plan ... it fact, it's expected. As you check-in with the team, you may need to make changes to the schedule, goals, team roles, and resources. This is all part of the project management process.
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