In this video, explore a program plan and how it is developed and used throughout the program. Also, learn how it will be used to monitor, control, and track progress for the program.
- In a program, there will be multiple projects … running concurrently, lots of communications, … transition, assurance, resource management, … and benefits management activities. … As well as other activities, … all happening over a long period of time. … It's a pretty busy environment. … So it'll be essential to have a way … of planning, tracking and controlling … all of these activities. … And for that, you need a program plan. … The program manager creates the program plan … during the definition phase of the program life cycle, … after the target operating model and benefits. … During the delivery phases, … the program plan is used to track and control progress, … and will be updated regularly to show this. … There will also be phase reviews carried out, … and the updated plan will be an essential input … for decision making at these reviews. … There are two important contributors to the program plan. … One is the target operating model. … When the gap analysis has been completed, …
- 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.