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Support for Successful Project Initiatives


Windward provides guidance to help an organization build a strong foundation to support planning and execution of the projects that make
an organization’s strategic goals a reality.


Windward consulting helps to ensure that organizations have the structures to support project managers and teams. Windward offers its expertise to advise organizations on building a project foundation and maturing a strong project culture.

Executive Briefings

Clear and concise briefings focus on senior leadership’s support and oversight of strategic project initiatives and the establishment of project structures and accountability. Briefings are tailored to be specifically tied to organizational goals and influenced by the project management maturity level of the organization. Objectives for a briefing are developed in consultation with leadership stakeholders and strategic planning advisors.

Project Structures

Project structures create the framework within which project initiatives are accomplished. Windward consulting provides guidance to help organizations build the foundation for effective project management. These foundational elements include:

  • Executive sponsorship
  • Portfolio management
  • Project governance
  • Risk tolerance

  • Internal control systems
  • Project performance metrics
  • Project vs. functional organizational constructs
  • Project manager authority and responsibilities

Project Management

Windward consulting provides project planning and execution guidance to help project managers and teams manage the multiple demands of achieving successful project outcomes. Through one-on-one consulting sessions and customized project team workshop, Windward provides guidance with the following project management tasks and challenges:

  • Requirements identification 
  • Methodology selection
  • Project plan development
  • Kickoff meeting
  • Project team charter

  • Cost and schedule integration
  • Communication plan
  • Project risk plan
  • Stakeholder management
  • Project performance reporting