IAF Methods

After Action Review

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After Action Reviews are typically done during and after a project's lifetime to generate learning for the future

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Goal

To evaluate any project or event and communicate the learning from the evaluation to the appropriate stake holders.

Attachments

You will be able to upload attachments once after you create the method.

Materials

  • The After Action Review process video (no particular video link included, search youtube; video is not a must and can be replaced by introducing the process verbally or with support of visuals)
  • flipcharts
  • large size post-iis
  • markers

Instructions

Before

Types of participants: All of the people who participated in the event or project

Time needed: A day for a big project

Ideal conditions: As soon after the project or event was completed

Pre-Work Required: Presentation needs to be prepared for the intent section.

During

See attached file

After

Follow-Up Required: Implement the communications plan.

Usual or Expected Outcomes: Lists answering the questions and a communications plan to report the findings

Potential pitfalls: Not actually getting out what the intention of the project or event really was.

How success is evaluated: Communicating the results to the relevant stake holders.

Background

Examples of successes and failures:

The US and Dutch Armies use this as does Shell.

References: 1. Opening
2. What was intented?
3. What actually happened?
4. What did we learn?
5. Who are we going to tell?
Reflection

Alternative names: AAR

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  • Effectively, post mortem session

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