Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) | Academic Affairs Operations and Administration | Kent State University

Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)

The Project and Portfolio Management office provides project leadership for the planning, development, and implementation of strategic initiatives within the Division of Academic Affairs.  We also work closely with leadership in the Division of Academic Affairs to provide strategic prioritization of technology-related projects.

Project requests for all departments within Academic Affairs should be submitted through our online submission form.

 

Comprehensive Project Leadership 

The PPM Office will support the product owner in all aspects of project implementation, including initial project investigation and requirements, vendor selection and relations, liaison with the Division of Information Services, post-implementation, and ongoing support. Other project-related assistance includes:

  • Project meeting coordination
  • Team building
  • Timeline, task, and action item development
  • System setup and customization
  • Communications planning
  • Stakeholder identification, management, and buy-in
  • Knowledge base and Help Desk articles
  • Budget management
  • Security and access management planning

 

Technology Project Prioritization -

We work closely with the leadership in the Division of Academic Affairs to provide strategic prioritization of technology-related projects.

Upon project submission, we will perform an intake analysis to determine high-level project requirements and prioritization.

A complete list of the requested projects is available through the Project Requests Report.

For projects that require IS resources, we will follow the schedule below for the quarterly prioritization.