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.
Organizations with mature portfolio management practices have much better project outcomes than those with low maturity.
©2015 Project Management Institute, Inc. PMI® Thought Leadership Series: The Power of Portfolio Management, The Practitioner’s Perspective: Winning through Project 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.
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.
Portfolio management is the coordinated management of one or more portfolios to achieve organizational strategies and objectives. It includes interrelated organizational processes by which an organization evaluates, selects, prioritizes, and allocates its limited internal resources to best accomplish organizational strategies consistent with its vision, mission, and values. The Standard for Portfolio Management details the central components of good portfolio management.
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The report includes a deeper exploration of how portfolio management improves efficiency, increases ROI and decreases risk—and how organizations can improve their own portfolio practices
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