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Last Updated Jul 01, 2015 — Enterprise Agile Planning expert

6 Awesome Resources to Help You Be a Better Executive Sponsor

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Approximately 74% of projects are successful at companies where sponsors have expert or advanced project management knowledge, yet the 62% of companies do not provide executive sponsor education.

Make sure your next project is successful by reviewing these six resources for executive sponsors.

Executive Sponsor Engagement
TOP DRIVER OF PROJECT AND PROGRAM SUCCESS

An in-depth research report from the Project Management Institute uncovering the three primary factors that can limit or inhibit executive sponsors’ ability to be effective.

How to Be an Effective Executive Sponsor

This Harvard Business Review article describes the keys to communication between the executive sponsor and project manager.

A Sponsor’s 12 “P’s” to Deliver Successful Strategic Execution

In this article Jon Hughes, Head of Program Management Consulting at Cognizant describes the twelve personal traits of a successful executive sponsor.

7 Tips for Communicating with Executive Sponsors and Stakeholders

This blog post highlights seven tips for communicating with executive sponsors and stakeholders that will help your team engage with the key leaders of the organization.

How an Executive Sponsor Contributes to Project Management

This article discusses what an executive sponsor can do to ensure the success of projects.

How to Innovate with an Executive Sponsor

This Harvard Business Review article explains how to garner sponsorship but avoid being steered toward experimenting in a large, public, fashion that failure results in shuttering the innovation effort.

What are some other good resources you would recommend?

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