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Oxford University's Department for Continuing Education

April 15-15, 2010
Advanced Project Management - Oxford University Short Course
Oxford, Department for Continuing Education, Rewley House, United Kingdom
This course will introduce Project Portfolio Management (PPM) as a framework for improving an organization's ability to effectively deliver science and technology projects on time, on budget and to specification. This involves not only effective project management discipline, but also ensuring that the organization is selecting, prioritizing and investing in the right portfolio of projects in the first place, optimizing resource allocation between them, and monitoring them throughout the entire project life-cycle through to delivery. The objective is to offer a condensed, yet comprehensive overview of current and emerging best-practice methodologies and techniques for meeting the challenges of managing multiple, complex science and technology projects. In particular, through case studies and workshop exercises, we will examine the following: - Projects as vehicles for delivering strategic objectives - Projects, Programmes and Portfolios: The Integrated Project System - Roles and Responsibilities of the PMO: Organization Design for Project Success - Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Process: Selection, Prioritization, Optimization, Metrics - Project Challenges for ???Little Science?? and ???Big Science??: From start-ups to major programmes [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information] The web site is no longer available. [Redaktion EconBiz - editors EconBiz]
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