Portfolios, Programs, and Projects: What’s the Difference?
This course unravels the terminology used to describe projects, programs, and portfolios, allowing you to quickly understand the relationships that exist between of each of these artefacts.
What you'll learn
In today's world, organizations are becoming increasingly focused on packing work into projects. As this becomes more common, there's a requirement to structure these projects into programs, and programs into portfolios. In this course, Portfolios, Programs, and Projects: What’s the Difference?, you'll learn, by way of real world examples, how to identify and classify a project, program, and portfolio. First, you'll learn how these entities all relate to each other. Next, you will discover the relationships and hierarchy that exist between them. Finally, you’ll discover some of the more common tools that are used to help manage them. When you’re finished this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to classify, identify, and talk confidently about portfolios, programs, and projects.
Table of contents
Organization management is the skill of getting people together on a common platform or task and making them work towards a common predetermined goal.
In this course, you will learn about what projects are, what programs are, what a portfolio is, and you will learn about specific management tools to help you keep organized.
This course is for anyone who wants to improve their organization skills.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Project management is the process of leading the work of a team to achieve goals and meet specific criteria.