All strategic change happens through programs and projects.
Projects and programs by their very nature create change. How you manage the impact of change is a key component to realizing of the strategic benefits of your project
This is why we launched Managing Change in Organizations: A Practice Guide, a complementary document to our foundational standards.
Change management practices have been embedded within our practice standards and professional credentials for many years. Explore PMI’s resources on this important facet of project management.
To implement viable change, project and program managers must encourage stakeholders to understand the need for change, as well as help them embrace the envisioned future state. By H. James Harrington PhD, Frank Voehl and Christopher F. Voehl.
Learn the format and mechanism to map strategic intent—the intended benefits—from the initiation of projects and programs through to benefit realization and sustainable organizational change. By Claudia Baca
Rather than viewing them as separate roles and functions, learn how both change and project management practices can work together to achieve results. By Thomas Luke Jarocki
A change readiness assessment can uncover hidden factors and influences that may impede change implementation in a project or program. By Marge Combe
Learn how an organization’s change agility—its ability to quickly and effectively focus and implement change—paves the way for successful strategy implementation. Then, use the practical suggestions in Building change agility: The strategic process for agility improvement to assess change agility at your organization. By Marge Combe
Change management resource library
Explore additional resources on change management, including a variety of white papers, congress papers and articles by leading experts in the field. Complimentary downloads for PMI members.