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EERE Program Management Guide

Updated in December 2007, this guide is a comprehensive reference manual on EERE program management. The following documents are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs.

Cover and Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 - Background

  • 1.1 About the U.S. Department of Energy
  • 1.2 About the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Chapter 2 - EERE Business Model and Management System

  • 2.1 EERE Programs as Key Mission Elements
  • 2.2 Distinctions Among EERE Programs, Projects, and Agreements
  • 2.3 EERE Programs and Subprograms
  • 2.4 Roles and Responsibilities of Headquarters and Field Activities
  • 2.5 Program Management Vis-à-vis Project Management Responsibilities
  • 2.6 How to Manage an EERE Program: A Macro Look at the Program Management Team's Job and the Program Management Cycle
  • 2.7 EERE Strategic Management System

Chapter 3 - EERE Communications and Outreach

  • 3.1 EERE Communications and Outreach Overview
  • 3.2 EERE Board of Directors
  • 3.3 Technology Development Communications and Outreach
  • 3.4 Project Management Center Communications and Outreach

Chapter 4 - EERE Planning

  • 4.1 Planning Overview
  • 4.2 EERE Strategic Planning
  • 4.3 EERE Multi-Year Program Planning and Crosscutting Planning
  • 4.4 Annual Operations Planning
  • 4.5 Planning Process Summary
  • 4.6 EERE SMS Planning Stages

Chapter 5 - EERE Budget Formulation

  • 5.1 Budget Formulation Overview
  • 5.2 Field Budget Call
  • 5.3 EERE Spring Budget Review
  • 5.4 DOE Corporate Program Review Budget
  • 5.5 OMB Request
  • 5.6 Congressional Budget Process
  • 5.7 Performance Budget Formulation Stage

Chapter 6 - EERE Program Implementation

  • 6.1 Program Implementation Overview
  • 6.2 Program Implementation Funding Orders
  • 6.3 Execution Planning
  • 6.4 The Funding Process
  • 6.5 Procurement Planning
  • 6.6 The Multi-Year Procurement (Acquisition and Financial Assistance) Process
  • 6.7 Other Procurement Considerations
  • 6.8 EERE SMS Program Implementation Stage

Chapter 7 - EERE Analysis and Evaluation

  • 7.1 Analysis and Evaluation Overview
  • 7.2 Mission and Roles
  • 7.3 Program Analysis
  • 7.4 Program Evaluation
  • 7.5 EERE SMS Program Analysis and Evaluation Stage

Chapter 8 - EERE Information and Business Management Systems

  • 8.1 Introduction
  • 8.2 DOE and Field System Interfaces Applicable to EERE
  • 8.3 EERE Corporate Planning System
  • 8.4 EERE Information System
  • 8.5 Windows-Based Systems Approach to Grants Administration
  • 8.6 Other EERE Information and Business Management Tools
  • 8.7 Electronic Government

Appendices - Compilation of appendices A-Q

Related Documents

Program Management Quick Reference Guide
A companion to the Program Management Guide providing quick references to the Guide and other sources of related program management information.

EERE Program Management Initiative (PMI) Brochure
Information on the initiative and tools available to help EERE with program management.