Project board

  • Responsibilities

    The Project Board is responsible to the Programme Board for the overall direction and management of the project.  It has responsibility and authority for the project as defined by the Programme Board in the Project Brief.

    At the start of a project the Board:

    • Gives approval for the project to proceed via acceptance of the Project Brief
    • Agrees with the Project Manager their role and responsibilities
    • Specifies quality assurance and any other constraints
    • Confirms tolerances with Programme Manager
    • Approves Project Initiation Documents ensuring compliance with Brookes project management methodology, standards, policies etc.
    • Delegates Project Assurance role
    • Commits resources required for Stage One of the project
    • Ensures appropriate communication about the project takes place with relevant stakeholders

    During the project the Board:

    • Provides guidance and direction to the project keeping it within the agreed constraints
    • Reviews each stage and approve progression to next
    • Approves, where appropriate, any Requests for Change
    • Ensures compliance with Programme Management directives e.g. from the Programme Board
    • Ensures appropriate communication about the project takes place with relevant stakeholders

    At the end of a project the Board:

    • Assures that all products have been delivered and to required standards (Acceptance Criteria)
    • Approves End Project Report
    • Approves Lessons Learned Report and passes to VPO+ and the appropriate authority for action
    • Notifies Programme Management of project closure
    • Approves Post-Project Review Plan
    • Ensures appropriate communication about the project takes place with relevant stakeholders.