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The Power of Enterprise-Wide Project Management

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The Power of Enterprise Project Management describes in detail the four key functions, also known as the Four Pillars of the EPMO House of Excellence, that are crucial to building an effective Enterprise Project Management Office.
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Project management is renowned for streamlining processes and keeping initiatives on track in a wide array of industries. Executives in the most forward- thinking businesses are taking project management beyond specific projects in manufacturing, product development, and IT, and adopting its powerful methods company-wide. But there is a challenge to keeping all the many teams, departments, and divisions aligned with larger organizational goals. That’s where the Enterprise Project Management Office, or EPMO, comes in.

The Power of Enterprise Project Management describes in detail the four key functions, also known as the Four Pillars of the EPMO House of Excellence, that are crucial to building an effective Enterprise Project Management Office:

  • Authorization
  • Standardization
  • Education
  • Execution

In addition to start-to-finish methodologies, the book offers an invaluable selection of forms, templates, figures, and other tools to guide businesses in taking project management company-wide.

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The Power of Enterprise Project Management serves as a straightforward guide to establishing project business management (PBM) as an integrative business function for forward thinking companies. The PBM methodology model developed in the book provides enterprises with a simple easy to follow top-down hierarchically integrated blend of strategic, tactical, portfolio, program, and project planning and execution processes.

This book is structured to provide the key elements (Governance, Standardization, Capability, Execution, and Maturity) needed to understand and implement the concepts of PBM and the Enterprise-wide Project Management Office (EPMO), which are graphically, captured in what the authors call the Enterprise-wide Project Management House of Excellence. The sections of the book, and their respective chapters, are written to expand your understanding of each of these business areas. The Appendices also contain valuable tools, forms, templates and surveys to support you in developing a PBM methodology and establishing an EPMO. Numerous graphics and visuals throughout the book help the reader (and implementer) understand critical concepts, roles and responsibilities, and business linkages.

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ISBN 978-0814474044
Publication Date 18-Dec-06
Author Dennis Bolles and Darrel Hubbard
Format Hardcover
Page Count 319
Manufacturer AMACOM/American Management Association
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