This seminar, aligned with the Project Management Institute's Practice Standard for Portfolio Management, begins by explaining the appropriate relationship between projects, programs, portfolios, and organizational goals, and then focuses on the full portfolio lifecycle, from portfolio definition to portfolio control. Seminar attendees will discuss how organizational strategy does (or doesn't) guide portfolio management, as well as how to select the “ideal” project to include in a portfolio – and who makes such decisions. Using several case studies, attendees will also participate in multiple interactive exercises to design a high-level organizational strategy, portfolio blueprint, select portfolio projects, and develop a portfolio implementation plan.
This course is appropriate for employees familiar with basic project management concepts who seek to understand the value of managing projects within portfolios, better align their projects to organizational goals, and make best use of resources across the organization.
At the end of this seminar, each participant will be able to:
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Outline of Project Portfolio Management Training 1. Introduction
2. What Is?... (Portfolio Management Definitions and Concepts)
3. Linking Portfolios and Organizational Goals
4. Defining the Portfolio
5. Aligning the Portfolio
6. Implementing the Portfolio
7. Controlling the Portfolio
8. Seminar Wrapup and References
If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.
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