Global Program Management

by: Paula Wagner, Bruce Barkley


Abstract: An affordable, readable, in-depth book on program management. The most recent area of concentration for the Project Management Institute (PMI), program management helps effect the most dramatic change to companies. This straightforward guide utilizes a top-down approach, starting with business plans, strategies, and objectives, and working down into major program areas. Global Program Management is the first book to offer an integrated discussion of program management, business growth, and organizational change. The book covers the role of the program manager in the program management process, and uses technical case studies to show successful program management scenarios. PMI’s standards on program management, including the PgMP exam, are included.
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Title: Global Program Management

Publisher: : New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2010 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071621830

Authors:

Paula Wagner PMP, is a senior project manager/senior business manager for CNN Broadcast Engineering System Technology at Turner Broadcasting Systems. She teaches Project and Program Management at the DeVry/Keller Graduate School of Management.

Bruce Barkley is a former federal senior executive, Executive Office of The President of the United States. He is a senior faculty member at the University of Maryland and DeVry/Keller Graduate School of Management. Barkley is the author of Project Risk Management, Integrated Project Management, and several other titles.

Description: An affordable, readable, in-depth book on program management. The most recent area of concentration for the Project Management Institute (PMI), program management helps effect the most dramatic change to companies. This straightforward guide utilizes a top-down approach, starting with business plans, strategies, and objectives, and working down into major program areas. Global Program Management is the first book to offer an integrated discussion of program management, business growth, and organizational change. The book covers the role of the program manager in the program management process, and uses technical case studies to show successful program management scenarios. PMI’s standards on program management, including the PgMP exam, are included.