Program Management is a two-day course that represents an approach that can significantly improve results when an organization must undertake an endeavor that is large in scope and complexity. Program management provides a framework for organizing and successfully managing these larger scopes of work. A program is an efficient and optimal way for managing multiple interrelated projects that support overall organizational objectives and obtaining the benefits not available from managing the projects individually. Participants will gain an understanding of program management, including exposure to the best practices, tools, and techniques necessary to successfully execute this concept.
Managers interested in gaining a basic understanding of program management or developing program management skills relating to business requirements. Project managers, project management office personnel, managers and executives.
Project management knowledge and experience. A good understanding or work background in project management theory and practice.
About the Instructor
Jordan Serbezov (PMP) holds MSc. in Strategic Management from Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria – „Business & Economics“. Jordan has 14+ years experience in project management, including managerial experience across regions, functions and cultures. Strong projects & teams leader with hands-on experience in strategic management, business operations, transitions & transformations, and customer service.
Currently Jordan holds the position of EMEA Resource Management Center Lead in DXC Technology, where he oversees the Labor Demand & Supply Management, operational & people management of the LDSM teams, escalations, compliance, optimizations & continuous improvement.
Fluent in English and German, Jordan Serbezov lives in Sofia, Bulgaria with his family.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- identify the fundamentals of portfolio management.
- identify the various stages in the portfolio management process.
- select and prioritize portfolio components.
- perform risk analysis and develop portfolio risk responses.
- balance portfolios and authorize portfolio components.
- monitor and control portfolios.
- identify the key components of portfolio management implementation in the organization.
How to Get the Most Out of This
2. Program Concepts
Defining Project, Program and Portfolio
Contrasting the Relationship
Benefits of these Concepts
Factors for Success in Program
3. Program Management Life Cycle and Pre-Program Preparations
Typical Program Management Life
4. Program Initiation
5. Stakeholder Management
Key Stakeholders in Program
Steps in Program Stakeholder
6. Initial Program Set-Up
Define Program Goals and
Plan and Establish Program
7. Completing Program Set-Up
Planning Program Risk
Other Planning Required in
Program Setup Phase Gate
8. Delivery of Program Benefits
Direct and Manage Program
Engage Program Stakeholders
Conduct Program Procurements
Monitor and Control Program
Manage Program Issues
Report Program Performance
Manage Program Benefits
9. Program Closure
Review of Program
Manage transition to operations
Shutdown the Program
10. Summary and Conclusion