Explore the need for clear guidance on governance. Learn how this is created and documented for the identified governance areas for the program.
- We've probably all experienced a situation … where a lack of consistency in approach … has caused confusion. … I've experienced a situation where someone was describing … a category nine risk, but I didn't understand, … as I categorized my risks in red, amber, and green. … Program governance prevents this situation. … It provides clear instructions on appropriate standards, … processes, and procedures, for all areas of the program. … It provides consistency and clarity for everyone involved, … so that we're all singing from the same song sheet. … During the definition phase, you'll need to consider … the nature of your program, and what governance it needs, … then document these appropriately. … Here are a few typical areas of governance. … Human resources needs to have clear procedures to follow … if a program is changing peoples' job roles, … making people redundant, or recruiting new people. … All programs will need to deal with risks and issues, … so it's important everyone understands …
- Recognize three elements of a program.
- Recall the information provided by the target operating model (TOM).
- Identify the phase in which the program business case is reviewed.
- Name the major factor used to decide what constitutes each phase in a program.
- Summarize the role of a project manager.
- Detail the responsibilities of the sponsoring group.
- Explain what the completion of the post-transition activities provides for a program.