Publisher: McGraw-Hill, 2010, 426 pages
This practical resource offers proven strategies for directing the design, development, delivery, and monitoring of major, long-term business or agency proghrams in global markets. Global Program Management reflects the movement of the field to a broader, more global, and enterprise-wide perspective.
Covering the new Project Management Institute (PMI) Standard for Program Management, the book explain s the way in which program management differs from project management and reveals how to master strong leadership, organization, communication, technical, managerial, and agility skills along with a comprehensive understanding of foreign markets and cultures. Discover how to:
What regards Program Management books, I think this is outstanding! It manages to reflect on the global perspective of program management, differentiates (at times) from Project Management and gives a lot of practical advice on tools and models.
The only drawback, is that it sometimes feels too much Project-oriented that Program-oriented (even though the authors promises the opposite in the beginning of the book).
Anyway, I book I gladly recommend to Program Managers (both future and experienced).