Implications for Program Management
Chapter 1 of this book points out that an organizational project portfolio may comprise both single projects and project programs. However, subsequent chapters address a strategy-oriented approach to project implementation with a focus on single projects. Thus, the previous chapters highlight, among others, a strategy-oriented scope definition of the desired project result and the associated feasibility studies, and the strategy-oriented scope control and scope change in the case of single projects.
This chapter is going to address these issues at a higher level, that is, at the level of project programs. Although there is considerable literature on program management, there is no agreement on how ...