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Project Intake Cycle

Department-led Proposals (Tier 3)

In order to ensure transparency across the University, all department-led projects are to be submitted in the Department-Led (Tier 3) Project Intake Form. Once your submission is received and reviewed, the PMO Director will contact you to establish a schedule for updates to your project.

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Now Closed - Project Requests for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021

In order to maximize the use of available DU resources, ensure that a project is in alignment with Davenport's Strategic Goals, and identify budgetary spending, if necessary, all project requests will follow the Project Intake Cycle

Project requests can be submitted by completing the Project Intake Form. Within one week of the completion of this form, a representative from the PMO will be in touch to schedule a follow-up interview. Upon completion of the collection of data, a preliminary classification of the project will be assigned. 

Classifications of Projects

  • Program: A group of related projects assigned to a Project Manager.
  • Tier 1: A medium to a highly complex project requiring an assigned Project Manager.
  • Tier 2: A low to medium complex process improvement project requiring an assigned Process Improvement Representative.
  • Tier 3: A low complex, department-led project, that may consult with an assigned Process Improvement Representative.

More information, including examples, can be located on the Project Intake Cycle document.

If at any point you would like to discuss your project proposal, please do not hesitate to contact the PMO at