Transforming business with program management : integrating strategy, people, process, technology, structure, and measurementMaterial type: TextSeries: Publication details: Boca Raton : CRC Press,  ©2015Description: xxvii, 229 pages : illustrations (colour)ISBN: 9781466590991 hbk; 1466590998 hbkSubject(s): Project management | Business planning | Organizational behaviorDDC classification: 658.404
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"An Auerbach book."
Chapter 1. Executive overview -- chapter 2. Success starts upfront : describe the problem accurately -- chapter 3. Articulate the program vision and objectives -- chapter 4. Secure cross functional executive sponsorship -- chapter 5. Development and implement a governance model -- chapter 6. Define success, outcomes, and key values indicators -- chapter 7. Invest in planning and creating an integrated approach -- chapter 8. Drive strong partnership and stakeholder engagement -- chapter 9. Provide leadership across all levels -- chapter 10. Monitor aggressively and have contingencies -- chapter 11. Create and implement on operations transition plan -- chapter 12. Executive summary.
Organizations need to constantly innovate and improve products and services to maintain a strong competitive position in the market place. The vehicle used by organizations for such constant reinvention is a business transformation program. This book illustrates a tested program management roadmap along with the supporting comprehensive frameworks to successfully execute business transformation programs, formulated strategies, and strategic initiatives. It outlines the steps to successfully transform any business and deliver tangible business outcomes. This breakthrough work establishes the linkage between strategy formulation and strategy execution through the program management discipline. It depicts how program management integrates strategy, people, process, technology, structure, and measurement on cross-functional initiatives. The author details the processes, techniques, and tools that a program management team can customize and easily implement on any type of strategic initiative within the private or public sector environment to deliver and sustain the expected business outcomes and benefits. This book discusses the ten mandatory steps (or roadmap) needed to lead complex, business transformation programs to success. It showcases program management best practices and lessons learned though real-world case studies spanning different industry sectors and functional domains. Transforming Business with Program Management will equip executives, general managers, and program managers with the core skills necessary to effectively plan and implement business transformation strategies that drive sweeping business change and innovation.