Relationship Between Program and Project Management

 

“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”

Key Points To Remember:

Program Management is doing the right thing while project management is doing the thing right.

1- A program is a collection of related project
2- Program management is a delivery strategy.
3- “A portfolio of projects and activities that are co-coordinated and managed as a unit such that they achieve outcomes and realise benefits. ” Source: Office of Government Commerce1
An individual who is responsible for all above action is a Program manager.

Program management has three elements:
1- Strategy
2- Projects
3- Business-as-usual environment.

I have tried to explain below using below image to understand this complex topic.program-managment-example

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