The PMBOK Refresher

The Link between Project Management and Organizational Governance

Copyright © 2017 by Tomislav N. Krnich

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  1. What is the relationship between an organization and the governing policies and procedures it adopts?
    • The organization’s need to create strategic direction.
  2. What is the relationship between organizational governance and projects?
    • Projects depend on organizational governance as a source for strategic direction.
  3. What is the relationship between organizational governance and a project manager?
    • The project manager depends on organizational governance as a source for strategic direction.
  4. Can organizational governance impose constraints on projects?
    • Yes.
  5. How may the success of a project be judged?
    • By how well the project’s results can support organizational governance, especially if its results are subject to strict organizational governance.
  6. Which governance policies and procedures are particularly important to a project manager?
    • Those which are related to their project’s results and objectives.
  7. Name three tasks a project manager may use to ensure their projects are in-line with organizational governance?
    1. Review governance policies and procedures.
    2. Distinguish which of them pertain to their projects.
    3. Comprehend how they constrain their projects.

 

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