A01 - Appoint the sponsor

This management activity belongs to the Project Initiation group. This group of activities are run at the beginning to prepare us for the project.

The first management activity is for the organization to appoint a senior manager (preferably a board member) as the sponsor. The sponsor is the highest role in the project and the project manager reports to them.

The sponsor is

Purpose

The sponsor’s role is necessary because

Common pitfalls

The following should be considered when deciding about the sponsor:

Principles

The following principles play a significant role in this management activity:


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A - Project Initiation

B - Monthly Initiation

C - Weekly Management

D - Daily Management

E - Monthly Closure

F - Project Closure

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