How to Manage Complex Programs
High-impact Techniques for Handling Project Workflow, Deliverables, and TeamseBook - 2016
Program manager-it's one of the most challenging jobs you can have. Overseeing and coordinating multiple project teams and thousands of activities may seem a Herculean task, but it's easier with the right tools in hand.Successful program management begins with a good command of project management processes, but these are never sufficient. Once a program exceeds a certain scale, project processes become unwieldy. To see a program successfully through to completion, you must break the work down into simpler, smaller pieces and organize it into interdependent tasks.Complete with diagrams, graphs, and real-life examples, How to Manage Complex Programs explains the ins and outs of program management and provides concrete and effective techniques for structuring deliverables, workflow, and staffing. You'll learn to:Decompose complex deliverables into manageable chunksDevelop coherent plans for component projectsHandle cross-project dependenciesOrganize program staff and project leaders into a high-performing teamAnd moreYes, program management is challenging. But with these proven strategies, it can also be highly rewarding-for you and for your organization.
Publisher: [United States] : AMACOM : Made available through hoopla, 2016
Characteristics: 1 online resource