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University of Edinburgh

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Stage: Initiation
Project Proposal
2006/7
[Project Name]
[Business Area]
[Programme Name]

Project Sponsor:
Author (Business):
Author (MIS):

Date: [dd/mm/yy]
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Project Proposal Template - Revised December 2005

....................Initiate: Project Proposal [Project Name] Contents 1 PROJECT DETAILS....4 3 PROJECT BENEFITS AND COSTS..................................................................................................................................1 Category...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3 1.......................................2 Justification...........................................................................5 3.......................................3 1...................................................4 3.............................................1 Five Year Benefits..........................................................................................2 Other Funding and Staff Resources to be secured....1 Timing........................................5 Risks...............................4.....3 1.........................................2 Business Objectives...................3 Deliverables and Limits............3 Detailed Benefits and Costs Worksheet ..............................2 Multi-Year.....................................................................................................3 2...................3 1........................................4 3..............................................3 1.........3 2.....................4 Timing and Multi Year Projects.....3 2 PROJECT CATEGORY AND JUSTIFICATION..............................1 Summary.........................6 Page 2 of 6 ...........................................3 1.........................3 1...........4..........................................................................................................................

2 Multi-Year Financial Year 2006/07 Year of Project Breakdown of Project Stages/Deliverables 2007/08 2008/09 1.5 Risks Risk Number 2 Description PROJECT CATEGORY and JUSTIFICATION 2.1 Timing 1.Initiate: Project Proposal 1 [Project Name] Project Details 1.4.3 Deliverables and Limits Deliverable Number Deliverable Description 1.4 Timing and Multi Year Projects 1.1 Category Essential (External) Essential Page 3 of 6 .2 Business Objectives Objective Number Objective Description 1.1 Summary 1.4.

1 Five Year Benefits Tangible Benefits Benefit Assumptions Intangible Benefits Benefit Assumptions Page 4 of 6 . PROJECT BENEFITS and COSTS 3.2 Justification University Goals And Operational Priorities Excellence in Education Excellence in Research Excellence in knowledge transfer and commercialisation Quality infrastructure Quality services Quality knowledge management Promoting opportunity and diversity Developing leadership and management Advancing Internationalisation Engaging with the wider community Building effective partnerships and collaborations Effective governance and ensuring sustainability KMS Milestone OTHER 3 Details of these goals and operation priorities can be found in the UoE strategic plan.Initiate: Project Proposal [Project Name] (Internal) Funded Very Important 2.

2 Other Funding and Staff Resources to be secured Additional Funding / Resources Requirements Page 5 of 6 Secured? YES /NO .Initiate: Project Proposal [Project Name] 3.

SS MIS CSG EUCS External Consultancy Hardware Software Support Groups Colleges Year 1 : Detailed Resource Estimate by Stage (in DAYS) Days Year 2 Cost Days Year 3 Cost Days Year 4 Cost Days IT Services MISBSG Year 5 Cost Days Support Groups MIS DSG (Dev) MISDSG (TS) MISDSG (SS) MIS CSG EUCS Planning Business Analysis SystemAnalysis &Design Build / Configure Integration Acceptance Deployment Benefits Review Total Resource Area below here can be used for any detailed benefits costings Page 6 of 6 External Consult.TS MIS DSG .3 Detailed Benefits and Costs Worksheet 5 Year Summary Support Groups IT Services Colleges Total MISday rate Benefits Costs Cost/Benefit Ratio BENEFITS Year 1 Year 2 #DIV/0! Year 3 Year 4 £230 External day rate £1.Initiate: Project Proposal [Project Name] 3.000 EUCSday rate £230 Business Area day rate Year 5 £230 Total IT Services Support Groups Colleges Total Year 1 COSTS IT Services MIS Total MIS BSG MIS DSG .Dev MIS DSG . Business Partner Cost Colleges Other All .