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Successful Project Sponsorship
The critical role of the Senior Responsible Owner*

"Tis skill not strength that governs a ship."
Thomas Fuller

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* Term used by the Office of Government Commerce (UK): "The Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) is the individual responsible for ensuring that a project or programme of change meets its objectives and delivers the projected benefits. They should be the owner of the overall business change that is being supported by the project or programme".
See: www.ogc.gov.uk


½ Day Executive Workshop

   
1/2 Day workshop earns:  AIPM CPD Points = 2 per Hr.
(Cat. B08)

The Roles and Responsibilities of the Executive Project Sponsor

Objective: This workshop will provide executive project and program sponsors with a clear understanding of their central role, and critical responsibilities, in creating successful project and program outcomes for their organisations.

Course outline

  • Introductions
  • What is a sponsor or SRO?
  • Why do sponsors matter?
    • KPMG and PwC studies
  • Sponsors’ key roles defined
    • In PMI’s OPM3 (Organizational Project Management Maturity Model)
    • In OGC’s (Office of Government Commerce) P3M3 (Portfolio, Programme & Project Management Maturity Model)
    • In the Association for Project Management's GoPM (Governance of PM)
    • Other research
  • Roles of the sponsor within your organisation (section customised to include specific organisational constraints)
    • Owning the 'business case'
    • Benefits realisation
    • Supporting the project manager
    • Oversighting project progress
    • Issues and risk management
  • Summary 
  • Sources of additional information and assistance
  • Wrap-up


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Executive Briefing


The Roles and Responsibilities of a Project Sponsor

Objective: This briefing will provide executive project and program sponsors with an overview of their central role, and critical responsibilities, in creating successful project outcomes for their organisations.

Outline

  • What is a sponsor and why do they matter?
    • KPMG and PwC studies
  • Sponsors’ key roles defined
  • Some key roles of the sponsor
    • Owning the 'business case'
    • Benefits realisation
    • Supporting the project manager
    • Oversighting project progress
    • Issues and risk management
  • Summary 
  • Sources of additional information and assistance

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Email training@mosaicprojectscom.au for additional information or to enquire about organising an in-house Workshop.


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