Project Sponsor Roles and Responsibilities

In this episode, Ron Rosenhead, CEO of Project Agency, speaks with Johnny Beirne about Project Sponsor roles and responsibilities.

Overview

Ron has been involved with projects and project management for over 25 years, and over the last five years he has been looking at the issues of Project Sponsorship. Ron’s company, Project Agency, is involved in training and consulting with other companies to help them deliver projects so that they have a better chance of success. Ron also co-wrote the book “Strategies for Project Sponsorship” with Vicki James and Peter Taylor (The Lazy PM) , which is the primary focus in the podcast.

In this episode Ron highlights:

  • Project Sponsor roles and responsibilities
  • The difference between a Project Sponsor and a Project Owner
  • How some projects can be implemented without a Project Sponsor
  • The difficulty in getting a decision on and approvals for projects

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Show Notes

For more information on Ron Rosenhead, you can check out his LinkedIn profile or visit the Project Agency website.

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