Project Delivery Process

The Project Delivery Process (PDP), originally developed in 2001, serves the Stanford University community as an invaluable resource for assisting staff, clients and contractors who are embarking on a new building or renovation project for Stanford.

The PDP manual is designed to facilitate communication with internal and external stakeholders interested in understanding both general and specific purposes. The PDP Manual can assist in educating new staff, clients and contractors as well as serve as an invaluable day-to-day reference manual for seasoned personnel. The goal is to improve understanding and communication between all stakeholders by clearly identifying the roles and responsibilities of the numerous team members and the Process and Controls that are expected at each phase of the project. With clear expectations and communications, overall project quality and satisfaction will be improved.

Chief among the documents that are frequently referenced within the PDP include:

These documents, in addition to many others referenced in the PDP, can be found in the Documents Library.

The PDP Manual will be reviewed periodically for quality improvements and evolving needs of the University.

For information about current LBRE projects, view

For information about Departmentally Managed Projects (DMP), view the Project Management Resources website.