Reference and guide to SFIA version 6. Framework status: Canonical.

Programme management : Level 7

Sets organisational strategy governing the direction and conduct of programme management, including application of appropriate methodologies. Plans, directs, and co-ordinates activities to manage and implement complex programmes from contract /proposal initiation to full integration with “business as usual”. Aligns the programme objectives with business objectives, and authorises the selection and planning of all related projects and activities. Plans, schedules, monitors, and reports on activities related to the programme, ensuring that there are appropriate and effective governance arrangements, supported by comprehensive reporting and communication.