Program Management

When Failure Simply Isn’t an Option

In enterprise organizations, the development and implementation of a new program is a high stakes venture. Although program initiatives enable access to important opportunities, the risks can be intimidating. Time, budget spend, organizational focus—it all adds up and creates a scenario in which careful and thoughtful organizational leadership is critical to program success.

At The Northridge Group, we know that complex projects require sophisticated and experienced program management. Whether you’re building a new PMO from the ground up or optimizing an existing PMO, our consulting philosophy is grounded in our belief that critical programs require oversight that achieves the right balance between strategic and tactical planning. We work tirelessly to mitigate your risk, create cross-functional alignment, clearly communicate expectations, and ensure that your organization achieves key outcomes and program benchmarks.

Sophisticated Program Management for Better Outcomes

Northridge Program Management consulting offers end-to-end management designed to address the risks and complexities of key programs and projects. From project planning and resource allocation to financial management and results tracking, the Northridge team delivers best-in-class services that target the management of strategic issues and program risk.

At Northridge, we subscribe to the idea that “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” To address the complexity of multiple advanced programs, we work with your organization to create a Program Management Office comprised of four essential elements:

  • Project Portfolio Management – the identification and prioritization of projects that generate the greatest benefit and highest impact for organizational and departmental goals
  • Scorecard Development –visibility to the right metrics through the development of management scorecards that enable transformational business change by providing a clear window into operations
  • Cross-Functional Alignment – the optimization of resources in a manner that strengthens governance and cohesion across teams
  • Strategic Alignment and Communication – the alignment of projects with business goals and improved communication across the organization

At Northridge, we provide consulting that delivers real results, supported by the development of management scorecards that enable business transformation by quantifying the outcomes of your organization’s most important programs and projects.

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