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Webinar: WS061017: The Interface between Project and Program Management

Dated: 13 Oct 2017
Validity: 1 Month
Duration: 90 Minutes
Price: Free



When working as a Project Manager in a Program environment you may have wondered many a times what does the Program Manager do? How does the other side look - Greener than Project Management?

This webinar will provide a glimpse of the other side (Program Management), in particular the interfaces between the two where they exist.

Do you aspire to be a Program Manager? It's a natural career progression path for Project Managers. We will also touch upon what skill upgradation is needed to be a future Program Manager.


The webinar will help the participants:

  • Understand the Role of Program Managers
  • Get a bird's eye view of the interface between Project and Program Management to be able to appreciate and better support Program Managers
  • Get to know the skills needed to upgrade to Program Manager

Webinar Outline

The webinar would cover the following main areas:

  • The Context - OPM Framework
  • Project Management vs. Program Management
  • Interface between project and Program Manager (some instances)
    • Program Managers role in initiating Projects
    • Risk and Issue escalation from Projects to Program
    • Ensuring alignment of Projects to the overall Program goals
    • Supporting Program Managers during Transition
    • Integrating project schedule with program schedule
    • Referring Key project stakeholders to the Program to manage
  • Skills of a Program Manager


This webinar would be useful for:

  • Project Management professionals
  • Project Managers aspiring to be Program Managers


The webinar is industry generic and professionals from any industry can join


  • Candidates must already be in Project Management

Suggested Pre-Readings:

  • None

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