6Q Governance provides the 6 questions needed to diagnose the health of a project. By asking these 6 questions boards, senior managers, project sponsors and their advisors will know whether their strategy/policy is on track and whether a project is likely to deliver the expected benefits.
Why do we need 6Q Governance?
We need 6Q Governance because projects are undertaken to implement strategy. However, fewer than 10% of strategies are fully implemented . Most large projects fail to live up to expectations  and between half to two-thirds of projects either fail outright or deliver no discernible benefits . This result appears to be no better in the public sector where hundreds of billions of dollars are invested annually in projects that contribute little to policy goals .
Project success depends more on top managers than the project manager . Most top managers need some guidance on how to influence their projects to succeed. Project management books are no help because they emphasise project management success (on-time on-budget) which is not the same thing as project success (strategic benefits). As a result, top managers are often not sure how to govern their projects to succeed. 6Q Governance meets this need.
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