The Standard for Program Management—Third Edition provides a detailed understanding of program management and promotes efficient and effective communication and coordination among various project management groups. Updates include:
- Program Life Cycle has been assigned its own chapter for the third edition to provide the details of the unique set of elements that makes up the program management phase.
- The third edition highlights the full scope of program management and clarifies the supporting processes that complete the delivery of programs in the organizational setting.
- A more detailed definition of program management within an organization is provided, including the fundamental differences between project management and program management.