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Ignition Guide to Building a Project Sponsor Training Program

Published: 19 November 2015

ID: G00339009

Analyst(s): PMO Research Team


This guide includes documents that will help you establish an effective project sponsor training program, provide project sponsors with essential project management tools, and monitor the effectiveness of your project sponsors.

Table Of Contents



Step 1 of 5: Lay the Groundwork for a Project Sponsor Training Program

Project Objectives

Roles and Responsibilities

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 2 of 5: Work with Project Sponsors to Build a Training Curriculum


How to Set Up for Success

Step 3 of 5: Reinforce Lessons from Project Sponsor Training


How to Set Up for Success

Step 4 of 5: Assess and Adjust Sponsor Training


How to Set Up for Success

Step 5 of 5: Monitor the Effectiveness of Project Sponsor Training

Review Your Performance

Keys to Continued Success

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