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Project Portfolio Management

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4 Days Live Online
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Professional Credits


ASPE is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider of business analysis training. Select Project Delivery courses offer IIBA continuing development units (CDU) in accordance with IIBA standards.


Select courses offer Leadership (PDU-L), Strategic (PDU-S) and Technical PMI professional development units that vary according to certification. Technical PDUs are available in the following types: ACP, PBA, PfMP, PMP/PgMP, RMP, and SP.

This course offers:
    10.00 PMP/PgMP Technical PDUs
    5.00 PMI Strategic PDUs
    6.00 PMI Leadership PDUs


This course teaches you what it takes to maximize the number and strategic value of the projects that your organization completes. It is designed for anyone involved in the development and execution of organizational strategy.

In this course you will:

Differentiate project portfolio management from other management disciplines
Relate projects to an organization's strategic objectives
Explain what is involved in project prioritization in large, complex organizations
Develop and apply a project prioritization model that incorporates the many and varied aspects of project value
Prioritize projects on the basis of their strategic value
Schedule projects on the basis of strategic priorities so as to maximize the benefits derived from an organization's ability to complete projects
Maximize the volume of projects that can be completed by developing defensive capacity of non-limiting resources
Maximize the value of projects that are completed by ensuring the right projects are being completed in the right order
Simplify the portfolio management process by focusing management attention on the bottlenecks to project completion
Relate portfolio management success to the contribution made by the Project Management Office
Upcoming Dates and Locations
All Live Online times are listed in Eastern Time Guaranteed To Run
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Oct 5, 2020 – Oct 8, 2020    12:00pm – 6:00pm Live Online Register
Oct 19, 2020 – Oct 22, 2020    12:00pm – 6:00pm Live Online Register
Nov 2, 2020 – Nov 5, 2020    3:00pm – 9:00pm Live Online Register
Dec 7, 2020 – Dec 10, 2020    12:00pm – 6:00pm Live Online Register
Dec 14, 2020 – Dec 17, 2020    12:00pm – 6:00pm Live Online Register
Course Outline

1. Portfolio Management Foundations

  • Organizational Project Management
  • Portfolio Management and Organizational Strategy
  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Portfolio Manager
  • PMI View of Portfolio Management


2. Project Success and Portfolio Management

  • Role of Portfolio Management in Project Success
  • Effective Portfolio Management

3. Executive Involvement in Portfolio Management

  • Executive Involvement
  • Capacity Management


4. Strategic Alignment

  • Value Considerations
  • Project Prioritization


5. Considerations Other than Strategic Alignment


6. Metrics


7. Project Portfolio Management Complications


8. Role of the Project Management Office


Hands-on Exercises:

  • Terminology
  • Efficiency of Multitasking
  • Strategic Priorities and Conflicts
  • Limiting Resources
  • Organizational Constraints
  • Strategic Assets
  • Conduct a Strategic Evaluation
  • Develop a Preliminary Prioritization Model
  • Improve a Project Valuation Model
  • Perform a Project Analysis
  • Prioritize Projects
Who should attend
  • Senior executives responsible for organizational strategy
  • Managers responsible for developing organizational strategy or for making strategic recommendations
  • Portfolio managers, project managers, and program managers
  • Members of portfolio, program, or project offices
  • Operational managers who are impacted or impact portfolios
  • Project team members, customers, and other stakeholders of the portfolio management process

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