This 2-day course lays the foundation for portfolio management as an essential tool for effective program, project and organizational success. The course discusses the relationship between portfolios, programs and projects, and applies delves into those relationships through discussion and case studies. The role of the program manager, project manager, team member, sponsors and governance body are defined and applied during practical exercises intended to demonstrate the need and complexities associated with strategic, program and project portfolios. Also addressed, are the portfolio management process groups, portfolio strategic management, the portfolio roadmap, communications management, and portfolio risk management.
Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Audience: Employees whose work involves the planning and management of programs.This course applies to private, public, government municipal and federal entities.