Enterprise Project Governance

A Guide to the Successful Management of Projects Across the Organization

 Enterprise Project Governance

Authors: Paul C. Dinsmore, PMP, Luiz Rocha
Pub Date: March 2012
Print Edition: $34.95
Print ISBN: 9780814417461
Page Count: 288
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814417478

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“In the beginning we struggled to plan, schedule, and control a single project; CPM-PERT-PDM and computers started to help; then resource management matured along with program and portfolio management. PMOs and CPOs began to appear, and now, especially for those project driven organizations that depend on projects for most of their revenue, Enterprise Project Governance is emerging. This book will give the reader a comprehensive understanding of this unfolding development that bridges overarching project and operations governance and day-to-day, hands-on direction within complex organizations.”

— Russell D. Archibald, PMI and IPMA Fellow;

author of Managing High-Technology Programs and Projects

Few projects are the key to ensuring your organization’s growth and as we enter an increasingly competitive global economy, companies of all stripes are struggling to govern the multiplicity of projects needed to survive and prosper. If your organization is going to reap the potential benefit of all its efforts, it is essential that you have a system in place to artfully manage the range of simultaneous projects across your enterprise, and ensure that they correspond to your overarching company strategy.

Enterprise Project Governance combines practical, step-by-step advice and no nonsense guidance with real-life case studies and examples to reveal proven techniques for dealing with simultaneous initiatives, and ensure that programs and projects align with your company’s goals. Showing you how to devise and implement a plan for enterprise project governance that’s right for your organization, no matter what size or industry, this comprehensive book provides you with a framework for implementing critical governance processes and structures involved with all of your programs and projects. You’ll find out how to maximize efficiency and results across departments, ensure buy in from the C-suite and stakeholders, and incorporate EPG into your organization’s culture, all while contending with the challenges of changing environments, evolving technology, limited resources, regulatory requirements, and more.

Forward-thinking companies can only move forward, stay competitive, and meet their goals by successfully synchronizing all of their program and project initiatives. Filled with up to the minute guidance aligned with the new Risk ISO 31000 and the Project Management ISO 31000, and including methods for ensuring compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, this is the essential guide for anyone managing multiple projects.

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