Adding projects to a program

A program is a set of projects, budgeted and managed together. Refer to the steps below for information on adding projects to a program. You can add either existing or new projects.

Alternatively, you can assign a program on the Project Info dialog when adding or editing a project.

To add a project to a program:

  1. Go to Projects > Programs.
  2. Click the name of the program you want to add a project to. Or, create a new program to add projects to.
  3. Select the Projects tab.

A list of the projects currently assigned to the program displays.

  1. To create a new project to add to the program, click + Add New Project.

Refer to Setting up a project for more information.

  1. To add an existing project, click + Add Unassigned Project.

In the dialog that displays, click the check box beside the name of each project you want to add, and then click Add.


Can a project belong to more than one program?

No, a project can only belong to one program.

Can we add a project of any status to a program?

Yes, even archived and cancelled projects can be added to a program.

Why can’t I add a new project?

Some project managers don't have permission to add projects or edit basic project info.

Related links

Setting up a program
Setting up a project
Setting and tracking cost budgets for programs
Running program reports
Assigning co-managers to projects, clients, or programs