Choose Your Well-balanced Project Portfolio
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Successful portfolio management in times of crisis
In a time, where scaling down is a reality for many, this virtual mini course dives deeper into portfolio management. Following the crisis, many organisations will restart their projects and ask themselves: What do we need to be aware of and how do we identify which projects to restart? After participating in this course, you will be ready to take the first concrete steps to ensure successful portfolio management.
How is it done in real life?
Effective portfolio management is essential in achieving strategic goals for an organisation. A certain level of project maturity is required, and it is critical to understand what project maturity in an organisation is, and how is it characterised.
In this mini course, we will introduce concrete tools to help you decide which projects should be continued or initiated. Further, we will provide a short introduction on how to assess, select and maintain your project portfolio.
You will encounter two of Mannaz’ most experienced consultants within this field. Hans Arnbjerg has designed several project offices and is an expert in portfolio management. Henrik Bjerregaard is a consultant in project management and has many years of operational experience within portfolio management in production units, oil and gas, construction, and shipping industries.
Who can attend?
This course will help you ensure that your organisation continues the right projects, while maintaining a healthy balance across all active projects.
The course is primarily intended for experienced project managers and leaders of project managers in the public or private sector, including NGO’s. It is also relevant for those leading or working for a PMO, and those selecting and maintaining projects in your organisation.
In this virtual course, we will discuss the following:
- How do we as an organisation select which projects to start?
- What criteria are used in the selection process?
- What data serves as a basis for the selection?
- What does the selection process look like? How are roles and responsibilities defined?
- What does the link between innovation/idea/creativity and development projects look like?
- How often can new projects be initiated?
- What should we take into account before closing a project?
- How is portfolio work communicated to the organisation?
Balancing the project portfolio
- What does “balance” mean in your organisation?
- What criteria/subjects need to be coordinated to determine if the project portfolio is well-balanced?
- What is the process of securing this balance?
- What data must be available?
- Who is responsible for maintaining the balance, roles, and responsibilities?
For this course sign up is non-refundable.
The virtual course is a mix of plenary presentations, group work in “breakout rooms”, individual reflections, interactions with the facilitators and other participants via chat and video dialogue.
Before the course you will receive an email with the link to the online platform.
You will meet
Hans Arnbjerg has 25 years of experience with project, programme and portfolio management. Hans has been Head of PMO, Steering Committee Chairman, Project Manager, Programme Manager, Portfolio Responsible, Functional Manager, and Head of Department. Hans has worked with H. Lundbeck, Novo Nordisk, Genmab, Mannaz, and Missionpharma. Since 2010, Hans has run the consultancy Project Governance, which focuses on helping organisations initiate, develop, and implement PMO’s in both the public and private sector. Further, Hans has contributed to the development of more than 80 PMO’s in Danish and international companies across several industries.
Henrik Bjerregaard Nielsen is Client Director and consultant in project management at Mannaz. He has more than 25 years of experience across a range of international industries such as engineering, construction, oil and gas, shipping, and IT. Henrik holds an MBA and is originally a construction engineer, where he started out with engineering design and site supervision. Eventually, he changed to management, project management, and change management. Henrik is passionate about creating results through efficient project management, project planning and project execution within the organisation, inclusion of stakeholders, and ensuring that the business case is met.
All our courses can be taught at your location. Internal courses have financial advantages and shared learning creates a sense of community within your organisation.
The course is taught for your company exclusively and so adapted to your wants and needs such as wether the course should be hosted virtually or physically.
If you wish to work focused on your development as e.g. a leader, project manager or even just your personal development, you have the option to complement your programme or education with coaching sessions.
Coaching is very individual, and we always have coaches with several years of practical experience within your field.
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