Most companies make a profit on small projects and lose a fortune on large programs. This is a widespread problem but is not inevitable. In general people do start correctly by defining the desired result in terms of beneficial strategic changes. Politics and wishful thinking then take over to inflate the value of the benefits while playing down the costs and risks of the solution. This course uses a detailed case study that the participants work through step by step, It provides the concepts and tools to ensure the creation of a profitable, honest and verifiable business model. It also explains how to ensure that the inevitable changes during the program lifetime are incorporated effectively. It uses the same business model for progress tracking by applying the unique concept of Earned Benefit. The concepts are explained and translated into algorithms. Case studies provide hands-on practice with the theory and the tools
The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle™. Leadership and Strategic PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Technical PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials.
4 - 5 May 2017 Roma, Italy
Join our expert SeminarsWorld® instructors to network and learn with your peers in small-group, topic-intensive seminars aligned with the PMI Talent Triangle™, while you earn up to 14 PDUs and 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Register by 8 February 2017 for early bird rates, and through 26 March, save on guest rooms at the Rome Cavalieri hotel.
Crispin (Kik) Piney
After many years managing international programs, Crispin “Kik” Piney is now a freelance project management consultant. He has been active in the development of the last three editions of PMI®’s main standards: he has acted as subject matter expert for two the forthcoming standards: the Standard for Program Management and the Standard for Portfolio Management. He is British and now lives in the South of France. He was the first PgMP® and PfMP® in France and has presented at PMI Congresses since 2002. He has developed a practical, consistent and original approach to project, program and portfolio management.