Da Vinci once said “art is never finished, only abandoned.” Channeling Da Vinci’s spirit, many organizations fly through the early days of planning a mission-critical initiative only to find out later that things like sponsorship, strategic alignment and business readiness may actually matter to execution. Successful execution is as much dependent on the science of planning as artful leadership, purposeful stakeholder engagement and agility. Learn about both the art and science of program design—a perspective on what good looks like, common design flaws, and design techniques that you can use to set initiatives up for success.