Development Cooperation Handbook/Designing and Executing Projects/Guidelines/Key Questions for Establishing the Team Organization

Guideline: Key Questions for Establishing the Team

  • Who is the project manager?
  • What are the project manager’s responsibilities?
  • In which areas does the project manager have decision-making authority?
  • Has the project manager’s responsibilities and authority been agreed to, written down, and distributed to the team?
  • Who is on the team?
  • What is each team member’s expertise?
  • Is everyone who is performing work for the project identified?
  • What are the team’s responsibilities?


  • Project Team and oither Stakeholder Analysis Template - project major stakeholders roles table - Responsibility Matrix
  • Project Task Assignment Document
  • Resource Plan
  • Description of project team members responsibilities
  • Project schedule worksheet

Other Tools edit

  How to reach an agreement on the Employee Performance Objectives
  How to manage motivated and effective teams
  How to recognize if Team Building is successful
  How to check the level of togetherness in a team
  Why do organisations need to plan and manage their communication?
  How team members can improve overall project communication
  Measures to make teams more performing
  Required characteristics of the project manager
  The 10 Project Management Guiding Principles

See also edit

In other sections of this handbook
  The employee empowering organization
  Manage the Performance of Project Team Members
  Team Conflict Management
  Decision Making in Groups
  /Leading and Managing
  Human resources management
  Team Conflict Management
  Decision Making in Groups