Organizational Project Portfolio Management: A Practitioner?s Guide

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Organizational Project Portfolio Management offers a generic, practical methodology and tool kit to design, build, and manage a balanced portfolio containing any type of projects, irrespective of industry, and at any level of an organization, whether profit-based, non-profit, or government.

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--Illustrates how to initiate, analyze, prioritize, select, and terminate or complete projects effectively under the purview of a portfolio
--Presents a model, methodology, and tools for creating and managing a balanced portfolio
--Shows how to allocate the right resources to the right projects at the right time
--Defines risk and uncertainty and presents tools to understand and quantify them
--Explains how to utilize key metrics to monitor and manage portfolio performance
--Describes the role of the PMO in maximizing portfolio effectiveness
--Demonstrates how to apply the methods and tools presented through case study exercises and examples
--WAV offers downloadable charts for managing resources, discounted cash flow and Monte Carlo simulation spreadsheets, and worksheets for portfolio and project case examples in the book -- available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center at jrosspub.com

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This is a practical, step-by-step guide to evaluating, initiating, and effectively managing project portfolios. Today's organizations are turning their focus from individual projects to strategically aligned and balanced project portfolios. To do so successfully, they must have a clearly defined investment strategy for funding their projects to minimize risks and maximize returns. This book outlines the three key steps to achieving a profitable project portfolio: defining your project investment strategy, selecting the right projects, and effectively managing them under the umbrella of a portfolio. It presents a step-by-step methodology for managing project portfolios, including tools and techniques to initiate, analyze, rank, prioritize, select, reprioritize, terminate/complete and close the projects under the purview of a portfolio.

About the Author:

Dr. Prasad S. Kodukula, PMP, PgMP, is a speaker, coach, author, and inventor with more than 25 years of professional experience. Prasad has spoken in 40 countries on project management related topics. He has trained or coached thousands of project management professionals at 40 Fortune 100 companies (e.g., Abbott, Boeing, Chrysler, Dow, ExxonMobil, Kraft Foods, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, Motorola, Sprint), the World Bank, the United Nations, and the U.S. government. He is co-founder and CEO of two companies: Kodukula & Associates, Inc. (kodukula.com), a project management speaking and coaching company; and Neochloris, Inc. (neochloris.com), a clean tech company specializing in carbon mitigation technologies. Prasad holds degrees from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Cornell University, and Rutgers University. He was recognized by the Project Management Institute as "Best of the Best in Project Management" with 2010 PMI Distinguished Contribution Award. He also received prestigious awards from the USEPA and the States of Kansas and Illinois for outstanding achievements in education, training, and technology innovation. Prasad is a co-author or contributing author of eight books and more than 40 articles.

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