Project Organization

1. Organizational Readiness

  • appoint a Project Manager
  • engage political leadership and find a project champion
  • establish a steering committee - include partners from other municipal departments
  • assemble Baseline information

2. Develop a terms of reference

  • a statement of what the project is to achieve
  • project team governance and reporting structure
  • roles for committee members
  • identify the components of the work
  • include workplan – timelines and budget
  • Assess resources
    • recruit internal support
    • hire outside consultants where appropriate