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Advanced Multi-Project Management by Kathleen Austin, Gerald Kendall

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36. Senior Management Execution Role—Portfolio Review Process

The Premise

In a multi-project environment, senior management has the dual role of:

  • Leadership: driving the organization to pursue the right projects without wasting precious resources and

  • Auditing: ensuring that the part of the overall goals related to projects is being achieved and results are attained quickly enough

Leaders carefully monitor that the right number of projects, with the correct scope, are moving quickly through execution and delivering the necessary results. Great multi-project leaders know what the capacity of their organization is to perform project work and ensure that projects are not bottlenecked due to scarce resources. This responsibility is discussed ...

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