Chapter 1. Project, Portfolio, and Program: Mind the Gap

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Basic concepts of project management

  • The project life cycle: phases and process groups

  • Project management knowledge areas

  • Project stakeholders

  • Influence of organizational structure on project management

  • Influences of organizational environment on programs

  • Relationships among projects, programs, and portfolios

  • Matrix management

Project, Portfolio, and Program: Mind the Gap

Managing a project means managing the life cycle of a project from the beginning (initiating) to the end (closing), and this is accomplished by using processes that constitute what are called project management knowledge areas. While you use your knowledge ...

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