Introduction to Programme Management Webinar resources and write up, 23 February 2017
Posted by Maya Creasey on 11th Feb 2017
This webinar highlighted what a ‘programme’ is – and what it is not – and how it relates to projects and portfolios in delivering beneficial change. It covered the programme life-cycle and tools that practitioners may find useful in steering and assessing their work in this field.
The presenter brought this to life by illustrating aspects of programme management from his personal experience of some of UK major programmes.
Alan Macklin has been Deputy Chair of the Association for Project Management for the past three years and is on the Programme management Specific Interest Group committee.
For the past six years his ‘day job’ has been in programme delivery with CH2M – a company few have heard of but one of the largest employee owned companies in the world and was/is Programme Delivery Partner on some of UK’s biggest programmes: London 2012 Olympics, CrossRail, HS2, Thames Tideway Tunnel, Dounreay Decommissioning, DE&S Managed Service Provider and Highways England PDP to name but a few.
Prior to 2011, Alan served in the British Army for 34 years including 20 exciting years in London and Bristol in the Defence equipment acquisition game, sponsoring and delivering some major portfolios, programmes and projects.
Alan has very kindly allowed his material to be made available for viewing. In addition, the questions raised during the webinar recording have now been responded to by Alan and are available as a PDF for for viewing and reference - please click on the image below.
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Managing multiple clients and multiple projects can at times feel overwhelming and see your stress levels sky rocket as you try to manage the never-ending to-do list, changing and sometimes conflicting priorities.
Programmes are risky undertakings and require proactive risk management, but programmes are not large projects, and programme risk management is different from project risk management.