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Program Risk Evaluation Checklist Template
Rev. 1.0, 01-07-2006
ItemNo.ItemPlanningStatusRiskLevelComments /Plan to Resolve
Is there a process in place that ensures thatresources are assigned to projectsaccording to the priority and requirementsof those projects?
Are there political (e.g. “turf”) issues thatcould compromise the success of thisprogram?
Is there an organizational structure in placeto support the Benefits Realization Plan?
Do all stakeholder groups haverepresentation in the program?
2Program Mission and Goals
Is the overall purpose of this programdocumented and available to stakeholders?
Is there agreement that this programsupports the organization’s BusinessStrategy?
Is there agreement that this work must bedone as a program (e.g. that it cannot bedone as a single large project)?
Are the specific Business Objectives of thisprogram documented and available to thestakeholders?
Is there agreement on how the Customer of the program will benefit?
Are the business drivers that currentlycause this program to exist likely to changeduring the course of the program?
Is program scope (e.g. the kinds of projectsand other programs that will comprise theprogram) documented and available tostakeholders?
Is there a defined and agreed to ChangeManagement process for Scope changes?
Are the Goals and Milestones of thisprogram defined, agreed to anddocumented?
Has Success been defined for thisprogram?
Are metrics defined that will measureprogram success?
Is the organization identified that will carryout measurement of program successmetrics?
Is there agreement on who will evaluate theresults of this program?
Does this program have dependencies(inputs or outputs) on other work alreadyunderway in the organization?
Is there a mechanism in place thatmanages review of the program in the eventthat there is a change in business strategy?