Project Sponsor

The driver and in-house champion of the project, they are typically members of senior management – those with a stake in the project’s outcome. Project sponsors legitimize the project’s objectives. They often help resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur throughout the project.

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Project Sponsor duties include:


  • Removes organization obstacles
  • Champions the project’s goals throughout the organization
  • Ensure availability of resources
  • Addresses issues and risks affecting the project


  • Make key business decisions for the project
  • Approve the project yimeline
  • Approve change requests
  • Approve the project budget

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