Project Governance Toolkit

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Be accountable for working in Project Teams through agreed upon phases of Project Governance, Requirements Definition, Vendor Selection, process and Risk Analysis, development and customization, testing, training and rollout of a clients project Life Cycle.

More Uses of the Project Governance Toolkit:

  • Drive timely decisions by Key Stakeholders in the context of the overall program and assigned projects relative to scope, schedule, costs/benefits.

  • Create and implement Project Plans, communications plans, risk Mitigation Plans and other planning materials to support project execution and control activities.

  • Make the relevant and needed decisions without affecting the scope, schedule and monitor the cost of the project and suggest viable solutions .

  • Organize: for real estate projects, ensure the project is being tracked, governed, and reported on consistent with organization goals and requirements.

  • Help promote a culture of project excellence by applying Best Practices and standards in Project Management, and serve as a resource to other functional areas.

  • Manage the conceptual development of Technical Projects from the beginning of the planning process, through the design and production phase to implementation.

  • Collaborate with architects (across various disciplines), functional managers, Business Analysts, leads, directors and others on analysis, design, and development associated with the implementation of ERP and Information System solutions.

  • Ensure you endeavor; lead, organize and influence positively, effectively and maneuver through unstructured problems and create the necessary structure to drive for results.

  • Steer: Product Owner support support the Product Owner in managing Customer Expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of Project Governance.

  • Standardize: work closely with technology Team Members to direct and oversee the project work to ensure the quality of all project work is of the highest standards.

  • Facilitate collection of work estimates as input into managing scope/schedule/budget, conducting Capacity Planning across contributed and vendor resources, and raising issues when boundaries are exceeded.

  • Ensure appropriate Project Governance Arrangements and technical Quality Standards are developed and followed throughout the Project Lifecycle.

  • Support the project owner in managing Customer Expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of Project Governance.

  • Create and deliver project status reports; coordinate and execute project status/review meetings with customer stakeholders; maintain and track action items to completion.

  • Manage: development and execution of training and education on standard Project Management requirements and methods, facilitating Project Governance and reporting, and creating models to improvE Business decisions.

  • Confirm your organization acts as an escalation point and oversees audits and review of portfolio, program, and project execution to ensure compliance to agreed standards.

  • Ensure you brief; lead creation and update of Project Governance Management Model process and procedures to support standardization and compliance across IT.

  • Lead: own and manage the Project Plan and schedule, interact regularly with the project leads to status project activities, and facilitate meetings and Project Team considerations.

  • Be certain that your project creates a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency.

  • Manage Customer Expectations for project deliverables, manage stakeholder communications, and help to implement an effective system of Project Governance.

  • Coordinate with lead engineering and/or engineering lead to confirm that all engineering tasks are being completed in accordance with the Project Schedule.

  • Be accountable for working in Project Teams through agreed upon phases of Project Governance, Requirements Definition, Vendor Selection, Risk Analysis, customization, testing, training and rollout of a clients Project Lifecycle.

  • Prepare project budgets, plan, and designate project resources, monitor project execution, and keep stakeholders informed throughout the Project Lifecycle.

  • Ensure you establish; lead Project Governance, alignment, assurance, management, integration, optimization, tracking, finances, infrastructure, planning, and improvement.

  • Create and facilitate Project Governance routines to remove roadblocks, facilitate Decision Making, and drive Strategic Initiatives across functions.

  • Organize and facilitate Project Planning, daily stand up meetings, review, retrospectives, sprint and Release Planning, demos and other Scrum related meetings.

  • Support development of new Strategic Initiatives through Ideation and conceptualization, market Research And Analysis, Business Case development, and rigorous Strategic Planning.

  • Warrant that your organization provides Project Control support and coordinates the work of project staff implementing solutions that meet organization requirements.

  • Manage work with stakeholders to facilitate Project Governance effectiveness through periodic Status Reporting, project/portfolio data, and regular governance meetings.

  • Ensure your operation complies; mentors and coaches Project Managers and coordinators in Best Practices methodologies, execution of work, escalation protocols, etc.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Project Governance Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Project Governance related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Project Governance specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Project Governance Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Project Governance improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What information qualified as important?

  2. What is the scope of Project Governance?

  3. Is there an established Change Management process?

  4. Who is responsible for Project Governance?

  5. When are costs are incurred?

  6. What is your formula for success in Project Governance?

  7. What is the cost of rework?

  8. Is a Project Governance breakthrough on the horizon?

  9. Are Roles And Responsibilities formally defined?

  10. Is supporting Project Governance documentation required?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Project Governance book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Project Governance self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Project Governance Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Project Governance areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Project Governance Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Project Governance projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Project Governance Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Project Governance project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Project Governance project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Project Governance Project Team have enough people to execute the Project Governance Project Plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Project Governance Project Plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Project Governance Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Project Governance project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Project Governance project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Project Governance project with this in-depth Project Governance Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Project Governance projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based Best Practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Project Governance and put Process Design strategies into practice according to Best Practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Project Governance investments work better.

This Project Governance All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.