Program Management: Aligning Projects with Organizational Strategy

Project management is like juggling three balls—time, cost, and quality. Program management is like a troupe of circus performers standing in a circle, each juggling three balls and swapping balls from time to time.

—G. Reiss

Learning Goals

By the end of this chapter, you will have learned to

understand what is meant by program management;

understand the bases of strategy formulation and implementation;

understand how projects are created to accomplish strategy;

understand how alignment of projects with strategy is synergistic.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to

create a set of projects designed to achieve the organizational ...

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