Category Archives for Program Management

Scenario Planning and Program Management

In its most broad sense scenario planning is a strategic planning tool that can help organizations make adaptive long term plans. This is done based on consideration of the major changes and trends taking place in the world, such as PESTLE trends – political, economic, social, technical, legal, and economic. Predicting the future is difficult, […]

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Program Management Communication Tips

If you’re a program manager then a sizable proportion of your day will be spent thinking about communication. In fact, whether you’re a program manager, project manager, or general manager, you need to regularly think about how you communicate and whether any adjustments can be made to improve your communication. With that, here are eight simple tips you can […]

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Overhead Costs & Overhead Value Analysis

All organizations are interested in finding opportunities to reduce overhead costs and Overhead Value Analysis (OVA) is one technique which can be used to achieve this. OVA focuses on a reduction in the overhead of horizontal costs (indirect costs) within an organization, such as facilities management and human resources. This is highlighted in the diagram […]

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Benefits Mananagement Part 5: An Example

In the previous 4 parts of this series we walked through all the theory behind creating a Benefits Dependency Network. In this final part of the series we’ll walk through an example of a BDN to make the practice behind the theory more clear. Remember that there are five sections we need to link together […]

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