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Project Portfolio Management: A Practical Guide to Selecting Projects, Managing Portfolios, and Maximizing Benefits
     

Project Portfolio Management: A Practical Guide to Selecting Projects, Managing Portfolios, and Maximizing Benefits

by Harvey A. Levine, Max Wideman
 

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Project Portfolio Management (PPM) goes beyond the typical project management approach to offer a set of proven business practices that can help executives, program managers, and project managers bring projects into alignment with the strategies, resources, and executive oversight of the overall enterprise.  Step by step, this book shows how to take a

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Project Portfolio Management (PPM) goes beyond the typical project management approach to offer a set of proven business practices that can help executives, program managers, and project managers bring projects into alignment with the strategies, resources, and executive oversight of the overall enterprise.  Step by step, this book shows how to take a project from the inception of a vision to the realization of benefits to the organization. Project Portfolio Management draws on project management expert Harvey A. Levine’s years of research and distills the knowledge and best practices from dozens of leaders in the field to show how to select and implement the projects that will garner the best results. Throughout this important resource, Levine tackles the many challenges associated with PPM, including

  • Ranking value and benefits
  • Determining the size of the portfolio pipeline
  • Assessing the impact of uncertainty on projects and portfolios
  • Understanding the benefit and risk relationship
  • Establishing a portfolio governance capability
  • Managing the portfolio to maximize benefits
  • Implementing PPM

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“…a valuable reference for theory and analysis…” (Supply Management, December 2005)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118002568
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/29/2010
Series:
Wiley Desktop Editions
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
1,135,023
File size:
4 MB

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Meet the Author

Harvey A. Levine has been a project management specialist and consultant since 1962. In addition to contributing to PM journals and web sites, Levine provides applications, system design, and consulting services in project planning and control. He served as president and chairman of the board of directors of the Project Management Institute and is a PMI fellow. He is the author of Practical Project Management from John Wiley&Sons.

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