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A lesson learned report is one of the most important documents of a project. It documents all the key challenges, risks, uncertainties, and blockers you have come across during a project along with the timely solutions you have implemented. Lesson learned reports are designed to guide you as you work toward achieving the desired outcomes in your future projects by avoiding repeating the same mistakes that you did in your past projects.

What is a Lesson Learned Report

  • The first step of a lesson learned session is to identify and gather comments and recommendations from the project stakeholders.
  • The facilitator of the session should review the key project documents and prepare a list of questions to guide the discussion. The basis of the discussion should focus on what failed and what succeeded.
  • The next step is to document the findings. Using a Creately lesson learned template, you can collaborate with others - even those who are joining remotely - online on adding and categorizing the lessons learned.
  • Once the report is complete, distribute it among the participants with an Edit enabled document share link, where they can share their response right within the document by adding comments.
  • Analyze and organize the report as the team determines what can be done with the lessons learned. This step helps identify the required project management process improvements and training needs as recommendations for the recognized issues.
  • The next step is to store the report for easy retrieval in a repository. It can be downloaded (as a PDF, PNG, or SVG) and shared, published, and stored with other project documents. Or if you are using Google Drive or Confluence, use the Creately plugins to manage the process easily from right within these apps.

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