Program Governance Toolkit

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How does your organization manage project / Program Governance?

How can a board improve internal control of your organization?

Does the schedule include project management time and change request analysis time?

How do you measure the contribution of IT to the overall performance of your organization?




...Find the answers to these, and more, questions with this Program Governance Toolkit:

  • Help people from getting stuck in your programs and keep the focus on community integration and outward focused goals.
  • Measure the contribution of IT to the overall performance of your organization.
  • Support organizations that are located in a part of your organization that have none.
  • Govern your organization and fulfill your societal responsibilities.
  • Mature the decision making capabilities of your organization.
  • Manage and measure the effectiveness of your IT governance solution for your business.
  • Evaluate your leadership for governance.
  • Actively support and strengthen your key communities.
  • Determine the best governance model for your situation.



HOW THIS TOOLKIT WORKS:

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Program Governance Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Program Governance related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Program Governance specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Program Governance Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 992 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Program Governance improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:

  1. Does the board have a formal program for new directors and persons identified as possible successors to senior management and for other critical functions within your organization?

  2. What are the strategy integration points in the business infrastructure that virtual project teams will yield advantages over standard local project management?

  3. Is the management of the required organizational change being undertaken as part of the project, or is another project/business area responsible?

  4. Are the projects activities linked to and consistent with the corporate strategy, organizational goals and direction of your organization?

  5. How do you keep the focus on moving people through the program rather than just creating another place where people stay long term?

  6. How should departments design project management and governance processes that enable flexibility while improving accountability?

  7. What happens if a primary supplier goes out of business; is there a secondary source and do you have an established relationship?

  8. Will sufficient members of the project team remain in place long enough to ensure the project is formally and properly closed?

  9. What are the dynamic changes you have to make to your current business infrastructure to integrate virtual project teams?

  10. Has responsibility for the evaluation of the project outcome measures over the longer term been allocated and accepted?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Program Governance book in PDF containing 992 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Program Governance self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Program Governance Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Program Governance areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Program Governance Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Program Governance projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Program Governance Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Program Governance project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Initiating Process Group: When are the deliverables to be generated in each phase?

  2. Team Member Performance Assessment: How do you create a self-sustaining capacity for a collaborative culture?

  3. Project Portfolio management: Do you have a risk-based approach to portfolio management?

  4. Cost Baseline: Does the suggested change request represent a desired enhancement to the products functionality?

  5. Executing Process Group: What will you do to minimize the impact should a risk event occur?

  6. WBS Dictionary: Identify potential or actual budget-based and time-based schedule variances?

  7. Closing Process Group: Did the Program Governance project team have enough people to execute the Program Governance project plan?

  8. Risk Register: What risks might negatively or positively affect achieving the Program Governance project objectives?

  9. Procurement Audit: What are your procurement processes with contractors?

  10. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are post milestone Program Governance project reviews (PMPR) conducted with your organization at least once a year?

 
Step-by-step and complete Program Governance Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Program Governance project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Program Governance project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Program Governance project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Program Governance project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Program Governance project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Program Governance project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Program Governance project with this in-depth Program Governance Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Program Governance projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Program Governance and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Program Governance investments work better.

This Program Governance All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.





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CONTENTS:



STEP 1 Get your bearings:


STEP 1 Get your bearings:Program_Governance_Quick_Exploratory_Self-Assessment_Guide.pdf

STEP 1 Get your bearings:Program Governance Self-Assessment Pre-Filled EXAMPLE.xlsx





STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:


STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:Program_Governance.pdf

STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:Program Governance Self-Assessment.xlsx

..and the Project Management resources in 'STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy' as described above.

 

 

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