The Good Sponsor Package includes 10 copies of The Good Sponsor and 10 online appraisals. The Good Sponsor book is guide for being a good sponsor. The Good Sponsor Appraisal is a self-administered assessment. The assessment is completely online and private. The Project sponsor is the single most important person involved with a project and ultimately responsible for its success or failure. The CHAOS database consistently shows project improvement and success is dependent on the skills of the project sponsor. The larger and more complex the project the greater the difference between success and failure by the skills of executive or project sponsor. For example greater than fifty percent of successful very large complex projects had a highly skilled project sponsor. This is up from single digits of success. On the other hand, over sixty percent of failed very large complex projects had a moderate to poorly skilled project sponsor. The book is 240 pages
The assessment will ask your sponsor about their skills over the 50-abilities and 10 major attributes needed to be a good sponsor. Once completed the appraisal system will generate a score and provide a benchmark against other project sponsors. A Standish Advisor will review the assessment and generate a custom 5-page report with the results tailored for the sponsor.
The report will show:
• Scores by Major Attribute
• Benchmark by Major Attribute
• Three suggestions for score improvement with the highest gain
• Three suggestions for the easiest tasks for score improvement
Concrete advice and resource identification on skills improvement
You can purchase a single copy from LuLu. $25.
You can also purchase a single assessment: $500.
Package offers a 50% discount.