Chapter 15 - Sub-Project Manager and Work Package Owner

Part 3

Summary

To summarise the keywords of that chapter, here is a quick overview:

Technical term Definition
Sub-project manager (SPM) Person responsible for a sub-project
Part of the project management team
Work package owner (WPO) Person responsible for a work package
Named in the work package description
Part of the project management team

Test yourself!

Now it is time to check your knowledge.

Answer the following questions for yourself. Please take your time and think carefully about what you would answer before revealing the solution.

What qualities does a sub-project manager needs to have?
  • Professional experience/wisdom
  • Motivation
  • Analysis skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Technical expertise
Which tools can the project manager use to identify the sub-project managers and work package owners?
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Organisation chart
  • Work breakdown structure
  • Work package description
  • Job profile
Who should be involved in the assignment of sub-project managers and work package owners?

The line manager and possibly the HR department.