Organizational Governance

Organizational governance is a system by which an organization makes and implements decisions in pursuit of its objectives. They can be influenced by internal parties such as senior management or external parties such as external bodies, the government (through laws and regulations), pressure groups and stock exchanges.

This practice is part of the Portfolio Delivery Cycle.


Aligning portfolio management with the organizational structure will ensure relevant internal and external compliance requirements are followed and the portfolio is effectively aligned with the organizational practices.


The following activities form the organizational governance practice:

Keys to Success

The organizational governance is often seen as a department that attempts to enforce processes on others. Instead, the governance function must be seen as a function that creates efficiency and effectiveness in the organization.

Written by Inham Hassen

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