The director of product development will hold weekly program review meetings to discuss broad program issues, detailed technical, resource, and schedule problems, project team performance, and risk mitigation. Program managers are responsible for preparing presentations for these reviews and identifying key agenda items. Department managers and team members attend program review meetings as appropriate.
The program manager tracks the progress of the program on an ongoing basis and updates the schedule on a weekly basis. The program plan is to be updated as changes in plans warrant. Program managers hold periodic reviews with the program team in preparation for reporting and to support task assignments and feedback, either as a single meeting with all functions represented, or as a series of meetings with major functional areas represented at each meeting. Program managers report progress for their portions of the weekly report, due to the director of product development each week.
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