Programme Management Essentials

Programme Management Essentials

Programmes exist to deliver improvements in outcomes, and the Programme Board is responsible for ensuring that it delivers.  The Board acts as the key decision-making body for the programme, with responsibility for:

Programme Board meetings should be short, focused, and lead to clear decisions which are immediately recorded, communicated and actioned.

In order for the Board to fulfil its role effectively, it's also important that everyone involved should be clear about what the relevant outcomes, objectives, targets, priorities, resources, risks, stakeholders etc. for the programme are. Each programme should therefore complete and keep up to date a Programme Definition Document, containing the following information:

Strategic Fit

Portfolio Management

 Organisation and Governance

Resource Planning and Management

Consultation and Engagement