Carina is a principal project manager of You’ve Got Dogs, a specialty company that produces custom dog apparel and toys. She has just concluded the Design phase and is scheduled to represent a phase review with the steering committee facilitated by the company’s PMO. Phase reviews are also called:
According to the PMBOK® Guide, phase reviews are also called phase gates, phase entrances, phase exits, stage gates, and kill points. Phase reviews typically serve as checkpoints at the end of a phase where performance or progress is evaluated against the project charter or plan. Once completed, the project progresses to the next phase.