Translating single project management knowledge to project programs
Over the past decade, the efficient implementation of project programs became of great importance. Many authors are concerned with improving the professionalism of implementing project programs, and most of them identify context-related factors that are considered the bases of successful implementation. However, little has been written on how to use the project management toolkit in project programs. In mid-2007, a research program was initiated to highlight the role of the single project management toolkit in implementing programs. During the research, both case-based and interview-based research methods were used. The primary question addressed in this article is how to translate single project management knowledge to program management. In this way, the research work focused on--as the unit of analysis--completed project programs and their associated projects.