A project kickoff meeting is a meeting conducted at the start of every new project. It takes place after completing your project planning stage and signals the start of the project execution phase.
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The kickoff meeting brings all the people involved together to ensure they’re on the same page over the:
If you have a small project, you’ll probably need just one kickoff meeting. However, larger projects with multiple phases usually have a kickoff meeting at the beginning of every stage.