Category Archives for Program Management

Benefits Management, Part 1: Introduction

What is a Benefit? The fundamental reason any program exists is to bring about benefits. All programs produce outcomes. An outcome might be that we do things differently, or that we do different things. But an outcome alone is not necessarily a benefit – perhaps we now do things in a worse way than before, […]

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The Program Sponsor

The Program Steering Group are the key stakeholders of any program, and are responsible for approving program investment decisions and  also for defining the direction of the business and the program. Without the involvement of senior people within the organisation the program is unlikely to progress very far. At the head of the program steering […]

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Using a Balanced Scorecard

In a previous post I showed how I like to display the program status, so that the overall status of the program and the status of all streams within the program is immediately visible: This diagram is great for showing the status of the streams within the program, but it only highlights how the program […]

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Setting Deadlines

Want to learn how to set deadlines in your project or program even though work has just started and the detailed planning is not complete? Read on…

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