Portfolio Management

Rise above the competition with portfolio management.

Increased competition, shorter product life cycles, and continuous change accentuate the importance for organizations to deliver on strategic intent in the most efficient ways. Wasting time and money or lowering quality to achieve objectives is not an option. Portfolio management enables executive leadership to make informed decisions concerning strategy execution through aligned programs, projects and operational activities. The investment in portfolio management helps an organization choose the highest-priority programs and projects with the necessary oversight and resources for success.

Portfolio management enables organizations to optimize resources in support of the most strategically significant projects and programs. Use the resources on this page to improve your knowledge and practice of portfolio management.

2015 Thought Leadership Series on portfolio management

Our latest series focuses on the benefits of portfolio management and demonstrates the value of this discipline for maintaining alignment between an organization’s investments and business strategy. The reports, which debut at our PMO SymposiumSM, were developed in collaboration with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Deloitte Consulting LLP.

Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)® certification

The PfMP recognizes the advanced experience and skill of portfolio managers. Earning this certification will demonstrate your proven ability to execute organizational strategy by selecting the right programs or projects, prioritizing the work and allocating the needed resources. Get the details.


Lou Pack, PMP

Senior Vice President
ICF International

“In today’s competitive business environment, a portfolio management process improves the linkage between corporate strategy and the selection of the ‘right’ projects for investment. It also provides focus, helping to ensure the most efficient and effective use of available resources.”