Agile Program Management

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Overview

Agile Program Management

Course Description

The Enterprise Program Management course provides an in-depth overview of the interrelationships between Program & Portfolio management and specifically how these are principle-based approaches align with delivery value & Agile core principles.  Practitioners can understand In-depth core performance domains for program management leading up to the ultimate goal of benefits delivery & sustainment. 

Course Content

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT INTRODUCTION

  • Clarification of Program vs. Project Mgmt. Distinctions 
  • Introduction to Role of the Program Manager & Performance Domains (PDs)

PROGRAM MGMT PERFORMANCE DOMAINS

  • Overview of Life Cycle Mgmt. and linkage to AGILE principles  
  • In-depth review of N=4 PDs: Strategic Alignment, Benefits Mgmt., Stakeholder Eng., Governance

PROGRAM GOVERNANCE

  • Introduction to visioning techniques & success criterion  
  • Review the relationship for steering committees and the usage of health checks

BENEFITS MANAGEMENT

  • Framework for road mapping & delivering benefits along with sustainment thinking  

PORTFOLIO MGMT INTERRELATIONSHIPS

  • Introduction to Portfolio vs. Program Mgmt. Distinctions
  • Overview for Value as the primary focus including organizational context & PDs

VALUE MGMT INTERRELATIONSHIPS

  • Introduction to portfolio component optimization & techniques to maximize & assure Value

CAPACTIY & CAPABILITY MGMT

  • In-depth review of balancing & optimizing capacity & capability management
  • Includes demand & supply management  

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  • Confirmation of the N=8 guiding principles that align to Agile & process-based approaches
  • Review of the scaled process-based approaches with mapping to AGILE principles
Requirements & Materials
Materials

Provided: 

  • Digital e-copy of The Standard for Portfolio Management, 4th Edition - PMI
  • Course syllabus notebook

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for product manager and project managers alike. Of course, this Includes a primary focus for IT professionals & aspiring program managers, but program management also applies to various industries such as military, healthcare, telecoms, manufacturing, supply chain logistics, automotive and corporations seeking improved benefits delivery & sustainment

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What You Will Learn

  • Introduction to Program management performance domains
  • The eight principles of the Value Management via portfolio mgmt. guiding principles 
  • Working models for Benefits Delivery & Sustainment
  • Effective approaches to develop Program / Product roadmaps & vision 
  • Structured approaches for maximizing, assuring, realizing & measuring Value 
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How You Will Benefit

  • Gained perspective of Program Mgr role(s) that maximize value delivery
  • Understand tools & techniques to plan & measure value delivery 
  • Understand models for program governance & health checks 
  • Learn optimization techniques including capacity & capability management
  • Learn the parallelism to both Agile principles & scaled process-based approaches
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani
President

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