Project Portfolio Management

Learn to manage project portfolios to meet your organization's strategic objectives.

This course teaches you what it takes to maximize the number and strategic value of the projects that your organization completes. It is designed for anyone involved in the development and execution of organizational strategy.


3 days/24 hours of instruction
Public Classroom Pricing

Starting at: $2295(USD)


GSA Price: $1721.25

Group Rate: $2195

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Part 1: Portfolio Management Foundations

  1. Organizational Project Management
  2. Portfolio Management and Organizational Strategy
  3. Roles and Responsibilities of a Portfolio Manager
  4. PMI View of Portfolio Management

Part 2: Project Success and Portfolio Management

  1. Role of Portfolio Management in Project Success
  2. Effective Portfolio Management

Part 3:  Executive Involvement in Portfolio Management

  1. Executive Involvement
  2. Capacity Management

Part 4:  Strategic Alignment

  1. Value Considerations
  2. Project Prioritization

Part 5: Considerations Other than Strategic Alignment

Part 6: Metrics

Part 7: Project Portfolio Management Complications

Part 8:  Role of the Project Management Office

Hands-on Exercises:

  1. Terminology
  2. Efficiency of Multitasking
  3. Strategic Priorities and Conflicts
  4. Limiting Resources
  5. Organizational Constraints
  6. Strategic Assets
  7. Conduct a Strategic Evaluation
  8. Develop a Preliminary Prioritization Model
  9. Improve a Project Valuation Model
  10. Perform a Project Analysis
  11. Prioritize Projects


  • Senior executives responsible for organizational strategy
  • Managers responsible for developing organizational strategy or for making strategic recommendations
  • Portfolio managers, project managers, and program managers
  • Members of portfolio, program, or project offices
  • Operational managers who are impacted or impact portfolios
  • Project team members, customers, and other stakeholders of the portfolio management process

  • Differentiate project portfolio management from other management disciplines
  • Relate projects to an organization's strategic objectives
  • Explain what is involved in project prioritization in large, complex organizations
  • Develop and apply a project prioritization model that incorporates the many and varied aspects of project value
  • Prioritize projects on the basis of their strategic value
  • Schedule projects on the basis of strategic priorities so as to maximize the benefits derived from an organization's ability to complete projects
  • Maximize the volume of projects that can be completed by developing defensive capacity of non-limiting resources
  • Maximize the value of projects that are completed by ensuring the right projects are being completed in the right order
  • Simplify the portfolio management process by focusing management attention on the bottlenecks to project completion
  • Relate portfolio management success to the contribution made by the P

In order to receive a refund for prepayment, you must cancel or reschedule your registration 16 or more calendar days before the start date of your scheduled class. Failure to provide the required notification will result in full charge of the course. If a student does not attend a scheduled course without the required prior notification, the funds will be forfeited and rescheduling will not be allowed. Within the required notification period, only student substitutions will be permitted.
Rescheduling is permitted at any time with 16 or more calendar days' notice. Enrollments must be rescheduled within six months of the cancel date or funds on account will be forfeited.

Project Portfolio Management Schedule

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