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Project Management for Flat Organizations by Laura Burford

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CHAPTER 4

AUTHORIZE THE PROJECT

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Covered in this chapter:

Understanding the reasons for projects

Determining what the project is to accomplish

Understanding why a project is important

Writing a project objective

Prioritizing and tracking projects

Assigning a project manager

How management defines the organization’s strategy varies by organization, but in all organizations, it is management’s responsibility to determine the strategy, authorize a project based on that strategy, and then hand-off the project by assigning a project manager. Hand-off to a project manager is the start of the project. The sponsor explains to the project manager ...

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