Sponsoring group

  • The Sponsoring Group represents those senior managers responsible for programme level investment decisions, defining the direction of the programme and ensuring that it remains aligned with the strategic direction of Oxford Brookes University.  It is usual practice for one individual from the Sponsoring Group to be appointed as the Project Sponsor.

    Responsibilities

    Sets leadership style appropriate to the change to: motivate staff, promote team working, empower at all levels, and encourage new initiatives and appropriate risk taking

    • Authorises the Programme Brief
    • Defines the vision of the programme
    • Approves programme funding
    • Resolves programme strategy and direction
    • Approves programme progress against strategic direction
    • Provides commitment to and endorsement of programme objectives at executive and communications events
    • Advises and supports the Programme Director
    • Holds sign-off of successful delivery at closure of programme.