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HOW TO IMPLEMENT AND IMPROVE OPM

In the previous section, senior management determined the organizational readiness for an OPM implementation, approved the business case, and formed an implementation team. This section describes the framework to implement an OPM foundation as well as OPM improvement.

The OPM implementation framework includes the activities and core-enabling processes that support the organizational leadership in aligning project management with other business management processes to achieve strategy. An OPM framework is implemented in three distinct phases and associated steps as outlined in Figure 3-1 and further described in this section. The implementation should be guided by executive sponsorship and carried out by an ...

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