In this video, take a brief tour of the activities required during this phase of the program and who should be carrying these out. Explore the activities required to prepare the business unit for the change, including establishing baseline measures, planning and communicating the transition, and assessing the readiness for change.
- Once the projects are underway, … the main focus is on transition. … And it's essential that you, as the program manager, … work closely with the Business Change Manager … to monitor the projects … that will deliver into their business units. … Because before project outputs are delivered, … the business units will need to undertake … a number of pre-transition activities. … Let's take a look at what should be happening … before the projects deliver. … First, and very importantly, … baseline measures must be established. … The business unit will eventually want … to measure the improvements, … and they'll need to know what to measure from. … This is your baseline. … Next, taking the people management needs into account, … communicate the change and provide people support needed. … Without engagement and commitment, … the users are unlikely to use the project deliverables. … Collaborate with the Business Change Manager … to coordinate the activities necessary … to deliver outputs into the business unit. …
- 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.