For some it’s a wholly new discipline: for others, it’s a natural growth from Project Management – maybe even ‘grown-up’ project management.
So, what is Program Management? In this video, I’ll answer that question.
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We need to start by understanding what a Program is.
(UK Spelling: Programme)
The temporary organization that oversees a variety of related projects, operational activities, and initiatives.
Projects within a program are related by dependencies among one or more of:
The program brings them all together in a coordinated manner – and typically lasts longer than the span of the longest project, as components are scheduled and sequenced to overlap, but not to all run concurrently.
The outcomes of a program are usually of strategic importance to the enterprise.
(UK Spelling: Programme Management)
Coordination, leadership, and implementation of a program of inter-related projects and activities. The goal of program management is to realize the benefits forecast for the program.
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Dr Mike Clayton is one of the most successful and in-demand project management trainers in the UK. He is author of 14 best-selling books, including four about project management. He is also a prolific blogger and contributor to ProjectManager.com and Project, the journal of the Association for Project Management. Between 1990 and 2002, Mike was a successful project manager, leading large project teams and delivering complex projects. In 2016, Mike launched OnlinePMCourses.
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