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Project Management for Dummies, 2nd UK Edition by Nick Graham

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Chapter 20

Project Governance and Why It’s Really Important

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding project governance and being at the cutting edge

arrow Project governance in the context of corporate governance

arrow What’s involved in implementing good project governance

arrow Key things to keep in mind to make sure you get it right

It’s good to stay ahead of the crowd and be seen as knowledgeable and on the leading edge. This chapter on project governance and the next one on ISO 21500 have been specially written for this new UK edition of Project Management for Dummies to help you keep you do exactly that. They cover two related aspects of project management which are important at the moment and set to become even more so.

You’ve probably heard senior managers, and the media, talking about corporate governance. It’s very high profile in organisations, quite rightly so, and it’s here to stay, again quite rightly so. If you have somehow managed to escape the term then corporate governance is simply about the way an organisation is managed, with the emphasis on making sure that it is managed well. Poor management ...

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