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Defining Projects and Programs


Location:  PMKI > Organisations & Governance > Defining Projects and Programs

This subject focuses on defining the different types of program and developing a definition of precisely what projects and programs are.

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Other related sections of the PMKI:

- For more on project/program selection and prioritisation
   see Portfolio Management.
 
 





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  • Program typology: the different types and sizes of programs:  
    • WP: Defining Program Types. This White Paper defines the different types of programs based on the GAPPS Program Types.  
    • Blg: Differentiating normal, complex and megaprojects. A look at the additional layers of competency needed to manage complex projects and megaprojects and a suggested framework for classifying these different types of project.      
  • Project definition and typology: defining the nature of 'a project' and the different types and sizes of project:  
    • Blg: Seeking a definition of a project. Constructing an unambiguous definition of a project! a 2016 update based on our 2002 paper 'Project fact or fiction'.    
    • PP: Project Fact or Fiction. Refining the definition of the terms 'project' and 'project management'.
    • WP: Project Size and Categorisation. There are four basic dimensions to every project that affect its management: size, difficulty, uncertainty and complexity.   
    • Blg: Differentiating normal, complex and megaprojects. A look at the additional layers of competency needed to manage complex projects and megaprojects and a suggested framework for classifying these different types of project.         

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