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PgMP Program Management Professional All-in-One Exam Guide by Joseph Phillips

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CHAPTER 11 Programs and Projects

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In this chapter, you will

• Explore projects within programs

• Initiate a new project

• Create a project management plan

• Execute the project

• Monitor and control the project

• Close out a program's project

A project is a short-term endeavor to create a unique product or service. Projects are unique in that they are finite—they don't go on and on like an organization's operations. Programs, as you know, are collections of projects orchestrated to work together to realize benefits that could not have been realized by managing each project independently of the others.

Within a program, projects are launched and chartered, and then the ...

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