How to Initiate a Project

  • Complete the Project Concept Form. The Project Concept Form is utilized in the first phase (initiating) of the project management life cycle.   It is used to collect and report information that will serve as the foundation for making a decision to initiate a new project

  • Prioritization Worksheet

  • Submit the concept to the Departmental Steering Committee and the WVOT Project Steering Committee

  • Determine, at a high level, project budget, schedule and scope

  • Identify Stakeholders

  • Upon receipt, review and prioritization the WVOT Project Management Office will notify the sponsor or named contact of the next steps