Strategic Program Health Check

What is a Strategic Program Health Check?

A Strategic Program Health Check is a comprehensive assessment of a strategic program's health and performance. It is designed to evaluate how well the program is progressing towards its strategic goals and identify areas for improvement.
The goal of a Strategic Program Health Check is to provide an objective evaluation of the program's strengths and weaknesses, so that appropriate action can be taken to improve its overall performance.



It typically includes a detailed analysis of the following areas:

  1. Program Alignment: The alignment of the program with the organization's overall strategy and its ability to support the achievement of strategic goals.

  2. Program Governance: The effectiveness of the program's governance structures, decision-making processes, and risk management practices.

  3. Program Management: The effectiveness of the program's management, including its planning, execution, monitoring, and control.

  4. Program Benefits: The realization of program benefits, including the delivery of expected outcomes, benefits realization, and return on investment.

  5. Program Stakeholder Management: The effectiveness of the program's stakeholder management practices, including engagement, communication, and management of expectations.

  6. Program Resource Management: The effective utilization of resources, including budget, staff, and technology.