Overview

Mission

Lead successful systemwide initiatives by strategically connecting people and information.

value proposition

We provide strategic solutions for project management and project communications of systemwide initiatives. To meet project and organizational goals, we use our expertise to collaborate across the UW System, delivering effective project management and communications resources to meet challenges and unlock opportunities. We facilitate the success of systemwide initiatives by connecting stakeholders, establishing workflows, managing timelines, resolving issues, and offering change management solutions.

Project Management

Our project managers provide project management solutions for systemwide initiatives by developing workflows, timelines, issue resolution, and change management strategies.

Initiation
  • Define scope of work and project deliverables
  • Gather business requirements
  • Deliver project charter and stakeholder register

Planning
  • Facilitate and manage planning and documentation
  • Establish schedule/cost
  • Develop risk log
  • Build communications and change management plans
  • Set expectations
  • Create vendor management plan

Execution
  • See that project is proceeding according to plan
  • Issue identification, escalation and resolution
  • Facilitate decision making
  • Deliver regular status reports, risk, issue, and decision logs
  • Work with project leadership and key stakeholders to amend plan, deliverables, and expectations according to project needs

Closeout
  • Facilitate closeout with project leadership and key stakeholders
  • Ensure business requirements and project expectations outlined in the project charter have been met
  • Provide closeout documentation, including lessons learned

Project Communications

Our project communicators provide communications solutions for systemwide initiatives by developing communication plans that help ensure stakeholder engagement and facilitate change management.

Contact Us

Contact UWSystemPMO@uwsa.edu for more information and to schedule a consultation.