Creating a Successful Project Team

To support a project manager, in medium to big projects, the creation of a project management team is essential. In any type of project the PM must report to a steering committee.

The PM Team should include professionals from all relevant disciplines, including operations, engineering, finance, purchasing, and any other relevant representatives from the organization. The PM team is a tactical group that should meet on a weekly basis. All problematic activities will be handled by this team, and if needed elevated to the steering committee.

The steering committee (SC) should include high level decision makers to guide the PM team and support it. The SC is a strategic group and should meet at least once a month, and receive updates from the PM group.