Why managing a program is so difficult?

By Juan Carlos Guzmán Monet, PMP®, IPMA Level B®, Senior Project Manager

jcgm-fotoIt is common that organizations design strategic projects to implement their strategy. However, most of the time they tend to fail with it. The reason for this, I argue, is that projects alone will not be able to deliver the results needed for the implementation of the strategy. There is a need for a larger process of synchronizing initiatives, assignments, tasks and projects that would help to achieve the strategic goals and to make the change possible. The organization should rather establish strategic programs which, on their part, would establish projects that would take the organization to the position set in the strategy. But this is such a difficult and uncertain task. My question here is why is it so?

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Project Management Forum 2016

PMI Finland Chapter is pleased to announce its annual conference scheduled for May 19th 2016 at Aalto TUAS-House, Otaniementie 17 AS1 –auditorium Espoo Finland.

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The 2016 conference will again be a full-day event with an anticipated audience of about 100-150. This conference is independently organized and presented by PMI Finland Chapter. Our goal is to bring together bright minds to give talks that are idea-focused, and on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration and wonder – and provoke conversations that matter.

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