Metrics for Improving Project, Program, and Portfolio Performance


RefineM Training

Metrics for Improving Project, Program, and Portfolio Performance

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Duration: 1 day in person or two half-days online

Description: One of the keys to successful project, program, and portfolio management is measuring that success in ways that support critical decisions. Planned vs. actual duration and cost, number of defects, and number of change requests are only a few of the powerful metrics that can help drive strategic decision-making. If you want to learn more about metrics that can help you make project decisions, this course is for you.

RefineM’s course covers metrics at the project, program, and portfolio level and gives you tools and techniques to develop and implement effective metrics in your organization. You will learn how to develop and begin tracking metrics and how to communicate the data to stakeholders. You will participate in individual and group exercises to reinforce your understanding of project metrics. You will leave the course prepared to use powerful metrics right away on your projects, programs, and portfolios.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, you will be able to
  • Explain why metrics are important to measuring the success of projects, programs, and portfolios.
  • Identify key metrics to track for projects, programs, and portfolios.
  • Compile reports and communicate results to stakeholders.

Who Should Attend: This course is ideal for project managers, PMO leads/directors, business analysts, and others in the organization involved with metrics.

PDUs: 7 PDUs (Strategic: 7, Leadership: 0, Technical: 0) (8 PDUs for 2 half-days)

Course Delivery: Variable

Course Material: RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees.

About RefineM's Instructors: RefineM's instructors are experienced and certified in project management and Agile and bring real-world experience to their instruction. Our instructors not only teach concepts, we also provide insights and hands-on experience. And we don’t waste time. Our training is focused and hard-hitting. We offer practical targeted training in just the key topics that will make the most impact.

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