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The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right by Tom Kendrick

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Prepare

Summarize the data from planning to present to your project sponsor. Include an executive summary of the plan, as well as resource and cost analysis, schedule, risk plans, and other pertinent information. Presentation of great volumes of planning information may be more distracting than helpful, so plan to bring detailed information along mainly for reference.

If you will be negotiating project changes before setting a baseline, prepare to justify necessary modifications with credible information, and develop two or more proposals outlining realistic projects with solid business cases.

Set up a meeting with your sponsor, requesting sufficient time to discuss the project and gain agreement on your plans. Before the meeting, practice your ...

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