Transforming Business with Program Management: Integrating Strategy, People, Process, Technology, Structure, and Measurement

Satish P. Subramanian

March 18, 2015 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 255 Pages - 42 Color & 19 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781466590991 - CAT# K20496
Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management

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Features

  • Provides proven customizable frameworks and numerous templates that can be quickly leveraged to lead complex programs to success
  • Discusses the holistic program management approach adopted by organizations to execute successful strategies that improve their competitive positioning
  • Provides expert advice to organizations on establishing a program management center of excellence that delivers and sustains the intended outcomes of business transformation
  • Defines the key techniques that need to be part of any program management toolkit
  • Presents case studies from multiple industry sectors to illustrate program management best practices and lessons learned

Summary

Organizations need to constantly innovate and improve products and services to maintain a strong competitive position in the market place. The vehicle used by organizations for such constant reinvention is a business transformation program. This book illustrates a tested program management roadmap along with the supporting comprehensive frameworks to successfully execute business transformation programs, formulated strategies, and strategic initiatives. It outlines the steps to successfully transform any business and deliver tangible business outcomes.

This breakthrough work establishes the linkage between strategy formulation and strategy execution through the program management discipline. It depicts how program management integrates strategy, people, process, technology, structure, and measurement on cross-functional initiatives. The author details the processes, techniques, and tools that a program management team can customize and easily implement on any type of strategic initiative within the private or public sector environment to deliver and sustain the expected business outcomes and benefits.

This book discusses the ten mandatory steps (or roadmap) needed to lead complex, business transformation programs to success. It showcases program management best practices and lessons learned though real-world case studies spanning different industry sectors and functional domains. Transforming Business with Program Management will equip executives, general managers, and program managers with the core skills necessary to effectively plan and implement business transformation strategies that drive sweeping business change and innovation.