3 Project Selection and ­Portfolio Management

Chapter Objectives

After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. 3.1 Explain six criteria for a useful project selection/screening model.

  2. 3.2 Understand how to employ a variety of screening and selection models to select projects.

  3. 3.3 Learn how to use financial concepts, such as the efficient frontier and risk/return models.

  4. 3.4 Identify the elements in the project portfolio selection process and discuss how they work in a logical sequence to maximize a portfolio.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE CORE CONCEPTS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  1. Portfolio Management (PMBoK sec. 1.4.2)

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