Category: Introduction Series

Session 9: Deliver the Capability

Deliver the Capability: Create Project Briefs The Program Manager is responsible for initiating the projects defined in the Projects Dossier (part of the Program Plan). Before any project can be initiated a Project Brief must be created for each project in the tranche, this acts as the mandate for a …

Session 8: Managing the Tranches

Managing the tranche Establish Tranche In the establish tranche step the programme manager implements the programme organisation structure, activating the programme office (if used) and appointing the required programme team members for the tranche. All programme team members should have clearly defined and accepted role responsibilities. Once the core programme …

Series 5: Develop Vision Statement, Program Blueprint, and more excitement!

Develop Vision Statement, Program Blueprint, and more excitement! Create Vision Statement The high level vision statement in the Program Brief is refined to become the program’s Vision Statement. It provides the basis for communicating and encouraging buy-in and commitment from stakeholders. Its purpose is to communicate the transformed, beneficial future …

Series 2: Complete Program Lifecycle

The Program and Portfolio Lifecycles The organisation has five gates and a final review in its portfolio lifecycle, each representing business decision points. The Executive Team own the organisation’s portfolio and its management processes.Programs (and projects) operate within the organisation’s overall portfolio management processes. The alignment between the program processes …

Series 1: 5 Key Program Management Principles

The key principles of program management represent current best practice.Organisations that are skilled at program management are more likely to: Deliver their strategic objectives Gain the needed benefit and achieve the increased performance. Meet targets (time, cost and quality) for programs. An international study shows that only about 30% of …

Introduction Program Management Series

This introduction series is divided into the following sections; each section can be read separately or on its own. Program Principles – describes the five key principles that should underpin the management and delivery of our programs. The Program Lifecycle – provides an overview of the organisation’s program lifecycle and …