Category Archives for Program Management

Benefits Mananagement Part 5: An Example

In the previous 4 parts of this series we walked through all the theory behind creating a Benefits Dependency Network. In this final part of the series we’ll walk through an example of a BDN to make the practice behind the theory more clear. Remember that there are five sections we need to link together […]

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Hyperbolic Discounting and Program Management

Hyperbolic Discounting is a concept from the field of behavioral economics that relates to our preferences as humans and thus is worth understanding from the point of view of the people side of project management and program management. Hyperbolic discounting basically says that as humans we have a tendency to prefer a smaller reward now […]

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Planning and Risk

How to embed risk thinking into your planning to maximize the chances of project success.

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Salience Model

A stakeholder is defined as anyone with an interest in your project or program. They may be working directly on the project, or have their interests impacted positively or negatively by the project. The bigger that project you’re responsible for, and the more complex the organization in which you’re working, the more attention you should pay […]

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