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What Is Governance in Project Management?

Project governance is the infrastructure dealing with responsibility and accountability that surrounds your project. It is the framework for making decisions regarding the project. Governance in project management answers the question: to whom will I be reporting? And who must report to me? It gives a structure of oversight to the entire project. A crucial role in project governance is that of the sponsor, who serves as the liaison between the board, the project manager, and the stakeholders.

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