Underscore Transformation

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Assuming that you are adopting a programme or portfolio approach to transformation, it’s important that the team you put in place have the necessary skills and experience. A successful programme manager will have a different skillset, mindset and approach to a successful project manager.

In this episode, Jason and Joe deep dive into the skills and competencies that a programme team needs to possess in order to ensure a successful transformation.

Show Notes

During this episode we reference the competency model of Programme Managers, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) by Axelos. For more information on the products and services provided by Axelos, please visit their website.

Underscore is an accredited training provider for MSP and  Prince2 (project management training), along with other capabilities mentioned in the episode, such as Emotional Intelligence, Mental Toughness, and Stakeholder Engagement.

This season of the Underscore Transformation Podcast is based on our recent white paper covering the first stage of transformation: Scoping. The 10 Points covered in the Scoping Checklist are:

1. Programme sponsorship
2. Problem definition
3. Preparing for change
4. Requirements gathering
5. Vision, objectives and design principles
6. Governance and decision making
7. Methodology and approach
8. Programme management capability
9. Solution design capability
10. Business case

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Visit our website to find more content on transformation, project resourcing, and talent development. 

This episode was recorded and produced by Matt Gore of icon business media.

What is Underscore Transformation?

The podcast that provides practical guidance for successful business transformation.