Chapter 6 contains checklists to start projects. Project initiation requires putting the resources in place, developing a project plan, and getting the project team started on delivering the project.
6.1 THE PROJECT SPONSOR
The project sponsor is a key role in every project. The sponsor represents the interests of the project investors and supports the project manager to fulfil his or her day-to-day role. The project manager manages the day-to-day work on the project.
The project sponsor’s role is to:
- Identify the business need for a project, and act as an evangelist for the project.
- Provide senior support to a project during execution:
- accessing resources
- overcoming problems
- decision making – e.g. approving baseline ...