Explore how to analyze program drivers using PESTLE analysis and force-field analysis, which help to identify the drivers for the change and the forces resisting the change.
- Before diving into a program and starting … off projects, assigning roles, and defining … what needs to be done, we need to first … understand why the program is needed. … I found that one of the best tools for this … is a PESTLE analysis, which looks at both … the internal and external pressures … on the business to make the change. … Here's how it works. … Let's say your organization has purchased … a smaller one and they now need … to begin working together. … The political driver could be that the new CEO … wants to shake things up and make their mark. … Environmental drivers could be to better … utilize resources to reduce industrial waste … and create more eco-friendly production methods. … Social drivers for the merger may be … the perception that the company needs … to be more environmentally aware. … When merging two organizations, … a technology driver will be to integrate … and update the hardware and software systems. … There may even be some legislative drivers … for the merger where one of the organizations …
- 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.