Program Management Leading Practices by MICHEL THIRY
Program Management Leading Practices (2094-PGM133)
Program management (PgM) is now universally recognized as an essential link
between strategy and projects and as a vehicle for organizational change. This
3-day seminar is based on more than 25 years’ international practice of program
management consolidated in the book: “Program Management”, which is a
recommended reference for the PgMP® Examination, and aligns with the major
program management standards.
This seminar offers an understanding of program management’s connection to
business strategy and objectives and the management of multiple stakeholders,
beyond multiple-project management. It covers the PgMP® Credential Handbook
knowledge requirements that concern business and strategic management which is a
key aspect of PMI’s “Talent Triangle”. The course comprises a review of the
program management context, maturity assessment and review of the key program
functions: strategic alignment, stakeholder engagement, governance, benefits
management, decision management and change leadership.
The seminar provides participants with techniques to realize benefits that are
aligned with organizational objectives & strategic goals. Participants will go
through the complete program life-cycle process and practice their newly
acquired knowledge and techniques on a real-life case study.
Each participant will receive a copy
of the new edition of the bestselling book:
"Program Management", Michel Thiry, PhD, PMI Fellow.
Following this seminar you will understand how to:
1. Apply the personal and business requirements necessary to manage a program
2. Align your actions and decisions to organizational objectives & strategic
3. Adapt to changing circumstances and realignment of objectives
4. Demonstrate capability to oversee multiple interdependent and interrelated
5. Recognize the role of the program manager as the sponsor for projects within
6. Recognize why, when and how to use program management.
The seminar addresses new and experienced program managers, experienced large
project managers, portfolio and PMO managers as well as experienced project
managers and senior managers who have to deal with strategic initiatives.
Program Standards & Maturity
Key Program Functions (Performance Domains)
B Benefits Management
Program Life Cycle
Manage Program Completion