|1.||Differentiate the concepts of project, program and portfolio management and articulate the key features of each;|
|2.||Deconstruct the role and responsibilities of a Program Management Office and extrapolate these to a known or unknown organisational context;|
|3.||Critically analyse the role and responsibilities of a Portfolio Services Organisation and exemplify how it relates to the strategic direction of organisations;|
|4.||Conceptually map reporting chains and systems within an organisation and relate them to theoretical models of decision-making; and|
|5.||Systematically evaluate the return on investment in program and portfolio project management in various contexts.|
|Report||Individual Report (1000 words)||10%|
|Case Study||Project Individual (2000 words)||20%|
|Case Study||Group Project (2000 words per student plus 5 minutes presentation per each student)||20%|
|Examination||Examination (3 hours)||50%|
The Standard for Program Management 4th ed.
Project Management Institute (PMI) (2017)
Project Management Institute (PMI)
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