Lee Merkhofer Consulting Priority Systems


Since 2004, I've provided training on project prioritization and portfolio management. Basic training transfers knowledge and helps you formulate your PPM approach. My executive guide provides decision makers understanding of PPM technology, business benefits, and implementation guidance. Advanced training builds expertise. Modular design fits your purpose.

Sample Training Seminar Modules
  • Components of project portfolio management
  • How to prioritize projects
  • Defining effective project valuation metrics
  • Optimizing project go, defer, & kill decisions
  • Methods for quantifying "intangibles"
  • Accounting for risk
  • Assessing organizational risk tolerance
  • Optimally allocating resources among organizational units
  • Tiered project portfolio management
  • Optimizing funding levels
  • Case studies — What works? What doesn't?
  • Organizing for project portfolio management
  • Step-by-step implementation of project portfolio management
  • Software pros & cons

Training seminars are one-half to multi-day in duration and can be easily customized. Contact me for information on industry-specific PPM seminars.


Facilitated Framing Workshops designed to jump start the process of implementing PPM are also offered. Contact me and I'll send you a brochure.