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MSP for Dummies

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Learn to: Apply this proven method for managing successful programmes Manage a collection of projects and achieve transformational change in your organization Plan and get approval for your programme Manage risk and change throughout the lifecycle of your programme Build successful programmes with this practical guide to implementing the MSP approach Are you ready to lead your organizations transformation? Programme management is a rigorous business, but the MSP method provides a structured framework to lead the way. This resource is your plain–English guide to implementing and using the proven MSP method. The book takes you through every step in the process to get you started today! Introducing programme management understand the difference between programmes and projects, whats involved in a programme, and much more Horses for courses plan accordingly for the type of programme youre running Jump in discover the process of creating a vision, building a blueprint, honing the details, and more Manage multiple projects find out how to organize your programme, conduct planning, manage risk, control progress, manage quality, and more Be a leader discover the traits of programme leaders, find out how to engage with stakeholders, and dive into benefits management Step by step get the details on tranche management, delivering strategic benefits, and closing a programme Open the book and find: An overview of the structure of MSP Full explanations of MSP principles Key roles and responsibilities in programme management Tips on working and communicating with stakeholders Information on documenting business cases Details on quality and risk management An overview of the programme lifecycle Tips on benefits modelling and measuring
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781118746400
ISBN-10: 1118746406
Pagini: 392
Ilustrații: illustrations
Dimensiuni: 181 x 239 x 18 mm
Greutate: 0.75 kg
Editura: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Locul publicării: Chichester, United Kingdom

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Primary market: Programme and project managers, and business change leaders, looking for an accessible guide to the MSP method. Managers considering implementing MSP in their business.   Secondary market: MSP trainers and consultants looking for a guide to recommend to their students/clients.

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"Learn to: " Apply this proven method for managing successful programmes Manage a collection of projects and achieve transformational change in your organization Plan and get approval for your programme Manage risk and change throughout the lifecycle of your programme

Build successful programmes with this practical guide to implementing the MSP approach

Are you ready to lead your organization's transformation? Programme management is a rigorous business, but the MSP method provides a structured framework to lead the way. This resource is your plain-English guide to implementing and using the proven MSP method. The book takes you through every step in the process to get you started today! Introducing programme management -- understand the difference between programmes and projects, what's involved in a programme, and much more Horses for courses -- plan accordingly for the type of programme you're running Jump in -- discover the process of creating a vision, building a blueprint, honing the details, and more Manage multiple projects -- find out how to organize your programme, conduct planning, manage risk, control progress, manage quality, and more Be a leader -- discover the traits of programme leaders, find out how to engage with stakeholders, and dive into benefits management Step by step -- get the details on tranche management, delivering strategic benefits, and closing a programme

Open the book and find: An overview of the structure of MSP Full explanations of MSP principles Key roles and responsibilities in programme management Tips on working and communicating with stakeholders Information on documenting business cases Details on quality and risk management An overview of the programme lifecycle Tips on benefits modelling and measuring


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Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Managing Successful Programmes 5 Chapter 1: Introducing Programme Management: Projects, Programmes and MSP 7 Chapter 2: Understanding What’s Involved in a Programme 19 Chapter 3: Identifying a Programme 39 Chapter 4: Focusing on the Principles of Programme Management 51 Part II: Moving Forward with Managing Your Programme 67 Chapter 5: Creating Your Programme’s Vision 69 Chapter 6: Building Up a Blueprint 77 Chapter 7: Details, Details: Honing Your Programme 95 Chapter 8: Documenting the Business Case for Your Programme 113 Part III: Managing Multiple Projects 125 Chapter 9: Organizing a Programme: Who does What 127 Chapter 10: Planning and Controlling Your Programme 153 Chapter 11: Managing Risk in Your Programme 173 Chapter 12: Resolving Issues and Keeping Track of Detail 197 Chapter 13: Achieving Quality in Your Programme 211 Part IV: Out in Business as Usual: Exploiting Projects’ Capabilities 227 Chapter 14: Keeping ’em Sweet: Engaging Your Stakeholders 229 Chapter 15: Getting Started with Benefits Management: Modelling the Benefits 253 Chapter 16: Reaping the Benefits: Measuring Your Outcomes 275 Chapter 17: Leading People Through Change as the Programme Delivers 285 Part V: Step by Step in Your Programme 295 Chapter 18: Managing a Tranche 297 Chapter 19: Managing Projects within a Programme: Delivering Capability 309 Chapter 20: All Change: Realizing the Benefits through Transition 321 Chapter 21: Closing a Programme 331 Part VI: The Part of Tens 337 Chapter 22: Ten Reasons Why Change Initiatives Go Wrong 339 Chapter 23: Ten Reasons to Run an Initiative as a Programme 345 Chapter 24: Ten Great Ways to Manage Benefits 351 Part VII: Appendixes 357 Appendix A: Looking into MSP Qualifications 359 Appendix B: Glossary of the Main MSP Terms 367 Index 377

Notă biografică

Alan Ferguson is Managing Director of AFA Project Management Limited. He has contributed to all of the Cabinet Office best practice methods through various review and authoring activities. As AFAs lead consultant and trainer, Ferguson has delivered consultancy and training in these methods globally.