A project team structure has employees assigned to the same set of activities in a project. Project team structure can be organized in 3 ways -
- Functional based Project Team Structure: In this structure, teams will be organized by their functions and each sub-team will report to the functional manager.
- Project-based Team Structure: Here activities as organized as programs or portfolios and implemented through projects.
- Matrix-based Project Team Structure: In this structure, the authority of the functional manager flows downwards, while that of the horizontal flow is for the project manager.
A project team may have many roles. Few critical roles showed in template and sample are -
The person who provides the funding for the project and has the authority in the decisions of the project.
The group that is responsible for the regular oversight of the project.
The person who manages the day to day activities and is responsible for the success of the project.
- Business Analysts, Solutions Architects, etc.