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Learn how to strategically plan and construct a powerful business case using a clear step-by-step approach utilizing a visual canvas consisting of essential building blocks for business case development and presentation. ​

When: April 8, 2016
From 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Forefront Center for Meetings and Conferences
404 Wyman St
Waltham 02451
United States
Contact: Gail Raynus

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Strategic Program Design & Roadmapping

This one day facilitated workshop introduces a practical framework for developing implementation strategies, planning programs and developing strategic roadmaps as a two way process that ensures alignment with business strategy and goals as guiding objectives
for program planning and execution.
Participants will explore a step by step approach to designing programs & roadmaps using Strategic Program Design Canvas that provides structure and visual guidance for program setup and powerful presentations.
What You Will Learn
  • How to ensure that your programs have strong links to business strategy
  • How to translate strategic goals and objectives into action and planning for implementable products
  • How to produce executable product roadmaps for your programs
  • Best practices for clear, step by step approaches to strategic program design and management

Who Should Attend

This workshop is geared towards product managers who are seeking to advance their knowledge and skills in the area of complex program planning and management and will teach you how to go beyond the traditional approach to program management to plan your
program in a flexible and adaptive way, as well as focus your activities on achieving business results, and not just meeting time and budget goals.  This workshop has a very pragmatic focus on learning objectives and takeaways that can
be put to work immediately!


Module 1: Overview

What is Strategic Progam Design?
The Program Design Canvas.
Business strategy, programs, and product alignment.

Module 2: Goals, Objectives, Benefits, and Outcomes

Benefits and outcomes definition and analysis.
Benefits and outcomes alignment to business objectives.
Benefits and outcomes mapping

Module 3: Program Deliverables & Scope

Key deliverables and outputs determination.
Stakeholder analysis.
Communications strategy development.

Scope boundaries.

Module 4: Performance Measures

Key deliverables and outcomes tracking measures and indicators (KPIs).
Monitoring of key deliverables.
Progress reporting.

Module 5: Execution Activity Planning

High level activities, project roadmaps and releases.
Sources of available capabilities.
Capability gap analysis.
Resource identification and allocation.
Resource alignment mapping.
How is the product going to be delivered?

Module 6: Costs, Risks and Benefits

Determination of budget and cost management approach.
Balancing of costs, benefits and risks.



Joseph Raynus, a speaker, author, trainer, and consultant who brings a unique blend of practical hands-on experience with innovative ideas and solutions to deal with the real-world challenges of complex environments.  He is a recognized expert in strategic program management and performance improvement. He facilitated large-scale organizational change, designed and led comprehensive training programs, managed multi-million dollar technology projects, and mentored to different levels of management. Joseph teaches graduate engineering and the MBA courses at the Northeastern University and Bentley University and is a founder of ShareDynamics, Inc. Joseph’s latest book “Improving Business Process Performance” was recognized by the KPI Institute as one of top ten books in Business Performance Management and Operational Performance Management categories in 2013.


Registration Information

  • BPMA Boston members receive 10% discount.
  • We offer group rate discounts for groups of 3 or more.
  • Registration ends 4/06/2016
  • No refunds after 3/18/2016
  • Tickets are NOT available at the door.
  • Please email Gail at to receive your promo code and enquire about group rates


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