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(TCM-3503) Strategic Portfolio Management: Funding and Finance Methodologies

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Level: Advanced
TCM Section(s):
2.1. Basis of Total Cost Management Processes
2.3. Strategic Asset Management Process Map
Venue: 2020 AACE International Conference & Expo

Abstract: In regards to strategic portfolio management and the project delivery world, most organizations have limited financial resources, making it increasingly difficult to support the execution of its capital portfolio programme. With this said, the authors of this paper provide some recommendations for the purpose of defining and implementing a methodology for supporting, and therefore improving, portfolio funding & financial development, implementation and administration. This paper further assists in providing the audience the necessary provisions for ensuring the effective and efficient use capital dollars by identifying opportunities for shared savings and improving cashflow utilization. This paper will provide readers with the following:
  • Implementation of a funding & financial management approach that will assist in funding optimization and utilization of the overall portfolio of projects; continuing to provide a value-add to the organization and improve competitive advantage through short- and long-term cash flow management.
  • An understanding of funding categorization and prioritization coupled with balancing commitments, spending and stewardship. This includes introducing techniques for funding long-term and high priority commitments while matching the needs for short-term and routine projects.
  • A relevant portfolio hierarchy and process designed to support both top down funding and bottom up budgeting and contingency management for portfolios, programs and projects.