1) What are the basic roles/responsibilities associated with programs and projects?

Accountable Executive(s)

  • Provide executive guidance for each program based on overall integration objectives and long-term goals
  • Serve as a point of escalation in resolving conflicts related to resources, direction, and priorities
  • Encourage and reward teamwork, progress, and results

Program Managers

  • Coordinate and guide planning and project management activities across all projects executed within a program/team
  • Manage dependencies and linkages among projects/sub teams
  • Frame issues for resolution by Accountable Executive(s)
  • Ensure coordination between programs
  • Capture and incorporate changes to synergy templates implied by plans

Project/Sub Team Leads

  • Drive the creation of effective and logical project plans for their project through Project/Sub Team meetings and working sessions
  • Enlist resources/additional sub team members to plan and execute work
  • Develop and manage project scope and budget (with support of Project Managers)
  • Report overall status to the Accountable Executive(s), Program Manager, and IMO
  • Escalate issues to the Accountable Executive(s), IMO, and Steering Committee as needed

Project Managers

  • Employ project management discipline and tools to the projects/sub teams
  • Support the Project/Sub Team leaders in managing budget and scope and reporting progress

2) What are the deliverables for M&A integration detailed planning...


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Key Questions

1) What are the basic roles/responsibilities for projects?

2) What are the deliverables for detailed planning?

3) How does work get commissioned that needs to start now?