Realizing Strategy Through Projects: The Executive’s Guide

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Executives should not necessarily know the intricacies of project management, but they should know how project management, as a discipline, can benefit the organization in implementing its strategies and realizing its vision. The only way that executives can effectively apply project management to realize these goals is to have sound knowledge of the project management discipline. The purpose of this book is to provide executives with a comprehensive overview of the discipline of project management. It focuses on the benefits of project management to an organization. The goal is to provide executives with a view as to how project management can deliver organizational strategies. The various chapters focus on specific aspects within the project management discipline and how each aspect should be managed from a business perspective. The book covers the entire spectrum of project management from a management and leadership perspective. The focus is not necessarily on what needs to be done from a project management perspective, but on what organizations and senior executives can do to facilitate projects. The book covers: • The value of project management • Project management as a strategic enabler • Project, program, and portfolio management • The role of the project management office in the successful delivery of projects, programs, and portfolios • The benefits of project deliverables bring • Sustainability of the organization • Governance and the role of the project sponsor. The book concludes with a comprehensive portfolio, program, and project management framework. This holistic framework enables organizations to achieve value from project management and realize strategic goals.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages217
ISBN (Electronic)9781315303864
ISBN (Print)9781138196100
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (all)
  • General Business,Management and Accounting
  • General Computer Science
  • General Engineering


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