chapter  2
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A Competency Model for Program Managers

Programs can vary from an internal initiative to improve overall program management processes, or to increase maturity in project, program, and portfolio management, to the implementation of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) program or the building of a new aircraft or submarine. ¡e need for competent program managers who can initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and control these complex undertakings has never been greater. An increasing number of the authors’ clients expect to initiate improvement in their program management capabilities, including training, professional development activities, methodologies, and processes, in the next two years. In fact, there has never been a better time to be a program manager.