Executive’s Guide to Project Portfolio Management

Training Summary
Every project is an investment. We rely on Project Portfolio Management (PfM) to provide guidance in managing our project investment portfolio so that we can reach our strategic objectives. This course explains the PfM process, level sets expectations about what PfM can do, and provides opportunity for the management team to develop many of the processes and governance structures they need for successful implementation of Business Strategy.
This course does not require any special knowledge of project management concepts; although a basic understanding is helpful for some of the exercises
3 days/Lecture & Lab
Portfolio Managers; anyone who uses projects to execute Business Strategy; anyone who is planning on implementing portfolio management software; CEO, CFO, CIO, other Senior Executives; PMO Directors; Functional Managers and Executives with project responsibility
Course Topics
  • Introduction to Project Portfolio Management (PfM)
  • PfM Implementation Overview
  • PfM Process Overview
  • Portfolio Definition
  • Project Identification and Categorization
  • Project Valuation
  • Project Selection
  • Project Prioritization and Authorization
  • Periodic Reviews and Reporting
  • Managing Portfolio Risk
  • PfM Change Management
  • Managing the PfM Implementation
  • Organizational Adoption

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