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Roles

It can be said that it takes a team to deliver a project. Within a project, assigned "roles and responsibilities" define the relationships between the project team and the work that has to be done.

  • Project Sponsor

The Project Sponsor is the executive with a demonstrable interest in the outcome of the project and who is ultimately responsible for securing spending authority and resources for the project

  • Project Manager

Project Manager is the person to ensure that the Project Team completes the project. The Project Manager develops the Project Plan with the team and manages the team's performance of project tasks. The Project Manager also secures acceptance and approval of deliverables from the Project Sponsor and Stakeholders.

  • Project Team

The Project Team is the group responsible for planning and executing the project. It consists of a Project Manager and a variable number of Project Team members...

  • Stakeholders

Stakeholders are all those groups, units, individuals, or organizations, internal or external to OCCS, which are impacted by the outcomes of the project.

If you have questions about Project Management, please contact the Project Management Office at pmo@odu.edu .