Programs and Portfolios
Ricardo demystifies the Portfolio Management, comments on criteria for selecting projects and also presents what is Program Management.
This playlist has 9 episodes.
Portfolio Management - New Trends!
(05 Mar 2007)
In this podcast, Ricardo Vargas talks about portfolio management, its main characteristics and importance for the organizations when aligned to project management. He deals with the main differences between project management office and portfolio management. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.Add to playlist Download
- Program Management (06 Apr 2009)
- Project Selection Criteria - Part 1 of 2 (22 Feb 2010)
Project Selection Criteria - Part 2 of 2
(01 Mar 2010)
In the second installment of a two-part series, Ricardo talks about other criteria that should be considered while selecting projects. He explains that the weight of each criterion depends on the company's scenario, and that the selection of projects for the portfolio must be made using multiple criteria.Add to playlist Download
- What is the Level of Detail in the Information Provided to Project Applying for the Portfolio? (12 Jul 2011)
Demystifying the Portfolio Management – Part 1/3: The Strategy's Side
(27 Feb 2012)
In this first podcast of the serie, Ricardo talks about the strategic and the portfolio management. He explains that if the manager does not know what is the strategy of the organization, its a waste of time to create comparative to select projects. Ricardo makes an analogy between stones of different sizes and the choice of the sieve for selecting these stones, in other words, you must set the criteria based on the strategy to select projects...Add to playlist Download
Demystifying the Portfolio Management – Part 2/3: The Criteria
(05 Mar 2012)
In this second podcast of the series, Ricardo talks about the selection criteria in portfolio management. He explains that in addition to financial criteria, there are others who may be considered and, even if it is intangible, there are ways to make them tangible. Ricardo gives several tips on how to transform these criteria into tangible and also talks about the balance of the criteria chosen.Add to playlist Download
Demystifying the Portfolio Management – Part 3/3: A comparison and Decision
(08 Mar 2012)
In this third and final podcast of the series, Ricardo talks about the comparison to the project selection and choice. He gives two examples of comparison one simpler - the weighted score matrix, and other more complex - AHP - Analytic Hierarchy Process. Ricardo explains how to prepare each of the two examples. See the article about AHP mentioned in this podcast at: http://www.ricardo-vargas.com/pt/articles/analytic-hierarchy-process/Add to playlist Download
What is Program Management?
(23 Apr 2012)
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about program management. He explains that the main objective of the program management it to group projects to obtain a benefit that would not be possible if treated singly. Ricardo also talks that the projects contained in a program have the same interest tactical, operational, and the same synergy.Add to playlist Download