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Practical Change Management for IT Projects by Emily Carr

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Executive sponsors

Now that you know how to work with the overall steering committee, we will focus on a subset of that team: executive sponsors.

Executive sponsors

Their role

Executive sponsors are members of the steering committee who dedicate a large percentage of their time and effort to supporting your change project. Typically, they represent the part of your organization that will experience the greatest impact from the change. For example, if you are implementing new finance software, the Chief Financial Officer might sponsor the change, or co-sponsor it with the Chief Information Officer.

The executive sponsor is more involved in the project, meeting project ...

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