In today’s fast-paced, competitive, and dynamic environment, the ability for an organization or individual to successfully execute a program is severely challenged. This is because programs are complex, wrought with uncertainty, and ripe with ambiguity. Efforts to navigate the complexity of programs often result in the program manager simply expending more of their vital time to make sense of it all, but there are only so many hours in the week and regardless how many hours you invest, the program will still be complex. In this interactive online course, you’re going to be introduced to the Program Management Competency Model, which was developed to assist organizations and individuals make sense of the complexity of programs by focusing energy on the development of specific skill sets that yield the biggest return on investment. The six performance and eight personal competencies highlight areas where the development of knowledge, skills, and experience will return the greatest rewards for both organizations and individuals. The biggest reward being the capability and capacity to better execute complex programs.
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According to the Project Management Institute, define program and program management.
List the five program management domains.Differentiate between a project and a program, being able to describe what each is and illustrate how the two work together to deliver benefits.
Identify three program management supporting activities.
Explain why programs are, by their nature, uncertain, ambiguous, and complex.
List the six performance and eight personal competencies of the Program Management Competency Model