PM 344

Project Governance: Program and Portfolio Management

3 Unit(s)

Introduces the processes of project governance, project portfolio management and program management. Students will learn how to identify and take the lead in effective project decision-making, manage multiple project investments using principles of program management, organize and control the program-delivery process, and examine the concept of decision rights in IT project governance. They will learn how to charter and organize a program management office (PMO), demonstrate the interrelationship between project governance and portfolio management, articulate the frameworks and objectives of effective project portfolio management, and manage and control the delivery of multiple project investments. Contemporary management texts, case studies and selected readings will be used. Corequisite(s): PM 340 (or permission of the program director for students possessing related experience, training, or certification).