Explore how phases are delivered and considerations the program will take into account when defining the phases for the program.
- Program delivery doesn't happen all at once. … Thank goodness. … It happens in phases. … Now, a phase normally consists of a number … of projects and activities, … and each phase of the program needs … to deliver a step change in capability. … In other words, it needs to deliver project outputs … that will improve operations … and work towards outcome and benefits achievement. … So the question is how does the program define … what will constitute each phase? … Let's take a look at what to consider … when planning the program phases. … Working with business change managers, … you will need to identify … when the capability needs to be delivered, … so you will need to understand the business priorities. … This is when you will identify which projects … in the program are needed more urgently than others. … These can then be planned for delivery in an early phase. … Sometimes the priority is to deliver early benefits, … either as proof of concept … or to gain confidence from the key stakeholders. …
- 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.