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Executing the Program

In The Standard for Program Management-Third Edition (2013), executing, along with monitoring and controlling, is in the Program Benefits Delivery phase of the life cycle in this Standard. Therefore emphasis is on information distribution (which is covered in this book in the Stakeholder Management section); program execution management; component cost estimating and program cost budgeting (covered in this book in Planning); program procurement; program quality assurance; resource prioritization (covered in this section); and risk identification, risk analysis, and risk response planning (covered in this book in Planning).