Implementing the Project Management Balanced Scorecard by Jessica Keyes

By Jessica Keyes

Business managers have lengthy recognized the ability of the Balanced Scorecard in executing company process. Implementing the venture administration Balanced Scorecard indicates venture managers how they can also use this framework to satisfy strategic targets. It offers worthwhile perception into the undertaking administration technique as an entire and offers exact causes on tips on how to successfully enforce the balanced scorecard to degree and deal with functionality and tasks.

The ebook info a tactical procedure for enforcing the scorecard method on the undertaking point and investigates a variety of pattern scorecards, metrics, and strategies. It examines fresh examine on serious concerns corresponding to functionality dimension and administration, non-stop strategy development, benchmarking, metrics choice, and other people administration. It additionally explains find out how to combine those matters with the 4 views of the balanced scorecard: client, company methods, studying and innovation, and fiscal.

Filled with examples and case histories, the booklet at once relates the scorecard thought to the most important venture administration steps of making a choice on scope, scheduling, estimation, chance administration, procurement, and undertaking termination. It features a plethora of resources on the accompanying CD-ROM—including detailed directions for constructing a size software, an entire metrics advisor, a pattern undertaking plan, and a collection of undertaking administration fill-in forms.

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Finally, they integrated the balanced scorecard into the organization’s processes, built it into the planning and budgeting process, and developed new reporting frameworks as well as a new structure for the management meeting. 1. At the very lowest level, a discrete project can also be evaluated using balanced scorecard. 2. 1â•… Typical Departmental Sample Scorecard Objective Measure/Metrics End of FY 2010 (Projected) Financial Long-term corporate profitability Percentage change in stock price attributable to +25 percent per year for next 10 years Earnings growth +20 percent per year for next 10 years Short-term corporate profitability Revenue growth +20 percent related revenue growth 1.

Once the inventory is completed and validated, all projects on the list should be analyzed. A steering committee should be formed that has enough insight into the organization’s strategic goals and priorities to place projects in the overall strategic landscape. The output of the analysis step is a prioritized project list. The order of prioritization is based on criteria that the steering committee selects. This is different for different organizations. Some companies might consider strategic alignment to be the most important, whereas other companies might decide that cost–benefit ratio is the better criterion for prioritization.

8. 9. 7â•… Key Components of the PM2 Model (Continued) Maturity Level Level 2 (Planned) Key PM Processes Major Organizational Characteristics Informal PM processes are defined Team oriented (weak) Informal PM problems are identified Organizations possess strengths in doing similar work Key Focus Areas Individual project planning Informal PM data is collected Level 1 (Ad hoc) No PM processes or practices are consistently available Functionally isolated No PM data is consistently collected or analyzed Lack of senior management support Understand and establish basic PM processes Project success depends on individual efforts Niebecker, Eager, and Kubitza’s (2008) recommendations expand the traditional balanced scorecard methodology, providing an approach for monitoring and controlling cross-company projects by aligning collaborative project objectives with the business strategies and project portfolio of each company.

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