Enterprise Project Governance: A Guide to the Successful Management of Projects across the Organization

By Paul C. Dinsmore; Luiz Rocha | Go to book overview

Preface

This book evolved as part of a natural process. Some of our previous works were aimed at the basics of project management (AMA Handbook of Project Management1) and the people side of projects (Human Factors in Project Management2). A broader view of the world of projects was presented in Winning in Business with Enterprise Project Management3 and was later complemented by Creating the Project Office4 and Right Projects Done Right.5 Through our research and writings, the transformation of project management from a single-project focus to a full-scale organizational view became initially evident beginning in the 1990s and increasingly so in the early twenty-first century. That’s what brought us to elaborate the Enterprise Project Governance view, which provides a holistic framework for connecting all project-related components within an organization.

Enterprise Project Governance (EPG) is the outgrowth of the evolution of a profession known as project management. Scarcely recognized decades ago, project management expanded from a collection of techniques for controlling schedule, cost, and quality for single projects to embrace multiple projects including portfolios, programs, project offices, and issues of organizational governance.

Enterprise Project Governance encompasses an in-depth view into the broader organizational panorama of project management, representing the overarching umbrella under which the rest of the project components reside. We chose to focus on the governance side of projects because it represents an

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