Project Portfolio Management in Theory and Practice: Thirty Case Studies from around the World

Jamal Moustafaev

September 30, 2016 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 292 Pages - 82 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498769242 - CAT# K29291
Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management


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  • Practical, easy-to-understand explanation of the key project portfolio management principles
  • Lots of relevant industry examples, conversations with the executives and stories from the trenches
  • Thirty in-depth project portfolio management models developed at leading companies
  • First-ever usage of the PERT model to estimate resources for entire portfolios
  • Practical advice on project portfolio management methodology implementation


Every CEO in the world, if questioned, will always complain that there are a lot of ideas to implement, but, unfortunately, insufficient resources to accomplish them. This book provides a solution to this dilemma by supplying techniques to assess the value of projects, prioritize projects, and decide which projects to implement and which to postpone. In addition, it describes various methods of balancing project portfolios and different strategic alignment models. The book provides thirty real-life project portfolio management case studies from pharmaceutical, product development, financial, energy, telecommunications, not-for-profit and professional services industries.