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Project Management for Student Success Initiatives is a tested framework that serve as the vehicle for advancing high-impact collective impact projects.

Learn more about the framework and the formula for our success:

We employ Collective Impact model to empower data-informed changes and enhance student success at UIC.

Other useful literature used for shaping SSI project management structure:

  • Explicit support of the campus higher leadership
  • Campus-level visibility and buy-in
  • Clearly defined roles and responsibilities
  • Detailed record keeping and transparency in reporting to campus community
  • Intentional assessment
  • Resources for implementation
  • Sustainability tracking
  • A leadership team priorities projects, defines the charge, and identifies the team composition;
  • An Advisory Board provides high-level input that guides the future projects or plans for implementation;
  • Project sponsors invite the project team and launch the project;
  • Project manager informs the lead(s) and team members of the project management framework and the reporting expectations;
  • Project team keep a detail record of their work and prepare a final report at the conclusion;
  • Project manager posts all project reports on the project webpage;
  • Project manager informs the project sponsors, SSI leadership team, and the SSI Advisory Board about the completed projects and the required support for implementation of the outcomes/recommendations.