Project Governance for Project Sponsors

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Course Aim

This course is specifically designed for organisations seeking to implement project management best practice and have trained their project managers on their methodology. It will empower senior project stakeholders with key project governance principles in order to more effectively sponsor, guide and partner with their Project Managers in their journey of applying best practice project management in their projects.

Benefits of Attending

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Appreciate your role as project sponsor and how to effectively guide, sponsor and partner with your project management team to deliver optimal project outcomes

What It Covers

The following is the content of the workshop:

Overview of key PM fundamentals and methodology

  • Benefits of having a PM methodology
  • How projects are initiated (Portfolio – Program – Projects)
  • Projects versus BAU
  • Leading versus managing projects – starting with WHY and bringing stakeholders on the journey
  • Methodology overview – Lifecyle and Knowledge Areas
  • Iron Triangle of PM

Establishing clear Project Governance guidelines and Leading Project Initiation

  • Establishing the Project Governance framework
  • Guiding the Initiation Phase
  • Business case and Project Charter
  • Business case evaluation techniques
  • Identifying and aligning stakeholders

Guiding the Planning Journey

  • Defining scope and requirements
  • Specificity and prioritisation
  • WBS, Schedule and Costings
  • Team formation

Steering Implementation, Variations and Project Closure

  • Managing Scope Variations
  • Risk management
  • Monitoring and keeping the project on course
  • Project Closure
  • Managing the rollout as a culture change project

Delivery Strategy

The learning has been structured as a 1-day interactive workshop featuring discussion, group activities, audio-visual presentations and anecdotes.

Formal Certification

At the completion of this program, the participant will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Participation from EQ Strategist.

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    Delivery Format

    Live online or live in-person.

    Who should attend?

    Program Managers, Project Sponsors, Senior project stakeholders


    1 day.

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