Participants will explore a step by step approach to designing programs & roadmaps using Strategic Program Design Canvas that provides structure and visual guidance for program setup and powerful presentations.
What You Will Learn:
- How to ensure that your programs have strong links to business strategy.
- How to translate strategic goals and objectives into action and planning for implementable products.
- How to produce executable product roadmaps for your programs.
- Best practices for clear, step by step approaches to strategic program design and management.
Who Should Attend:
This workshop is geared towards product managers who are seeking to advance their knowledge and skills in the area of complex program planning and management and will teach you how to go beyond the traditional approach to program management to plan your program in a flexible and adaptive way, as well as focus your activities on achieving business results, and not just meeting time and budget goals.
This workshop has a very pragmatic focus on learning objectives and takeaways that can be put to work immediately!
Module 1: Overview What is Strategic Progam Design? The Program Design Canvas. Business strategy, programs, and product alignment.
Module 2: Goals, Objectives, Benefits, and Outcomes Benefits and outcomes definition and analysis. Benefits and outcomes alignment to business objectives. Benefits and outcomes mapping
Module 3: Program Deliverables & Scope Key deliverables and outputs determination. Stakeholder analysis. Communications strategy development. Scope boundaries.
Module 4: Performance Measures Key deliverables and outcomes tracking measures and indicators (KPIs). Monitoring of key deliverables. Progress reporting.
Module 5: Execution Activity Planning High level activities, project roadmaps and releases. Sources of available capabilities. Capability gap analysis. Resource identification and allocation. Resource alignment mapping. How is the product going to be delivered?
Module 6: Costs, Risks and Benefits Determination of budget and cost management approach. Balancing of costs, benefits and risks.