Mission Driven Project Management: From Strategy to Action

Management Concepts

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  • 2 days
  • in person, online

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Management Concepts

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This course is intended for advanced level Program and Project managers.

About the course

Projects do not exist in a vacuum. You must align your projects to your strategy to deliver on your organization’s overall mission. You will gain practical knowledge on how to create strategic mission and vision statements that achieve objectives by merging techniques from the world of business strategy and applying them to project management. You will learn to plan and craft a strategy, and then execute, monitor, and control that strategy. With exercises in which you reflect on past projects, you will leave class with a more strategic-focused mindset.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain organizational strategy and its relationship to projects and project management
  • Apply the strategic planning process at the organizational level
  • Explain the importance of an organizational mission and vision
  • Examine the execution of strategy through organizational structure and culture
  • Calculate an organization’s competitive strength using analysis tools
  • Explain the influence of politics on project success
  • Examine the influence of organizational strategy on the business system approach to project management
  • Evaluate a project’s alignment with organizational strategy
  • Explain the entrepreneurial approach to project management
  • Develop a business plan to communicate the entrepreneurial vision

Course Topics

Overview of Strategic Project Management

  • Define Strategy
  • Organizational Strategy
  • The Importance of Organizational Strategy
  • Lesson Summary

The Strategic Planning Process

  • Strategic Management Process
  • Step 2: Define Objectives
  • Step 3: Craft a Strategy
  • Lesson Summary

Executing, Monitoring & Controlling Strategy

  • Strategic Management Process
  • Linking Strategy to Values and Ethics
  • Executing Organizational Strategy
  • Sector/Competitive Analysis
  • Strategic Group Mapping
  • Competitive Strength Analysis
  • Industry and Competitive Analysis
  • Lesson Summary

Aligning Your Project to Organizational Strategy

  • Organizational Cultures
  • Aligning Culture with Strategy
  • Strategic Project Selection
  • Why Finance Matters to Your Project
  • Business System Approach to Project Management
  • Lesson Summary

An Entrepreneurial Approach to Project Management

  • Strategic Environment Map – Organization
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurial Project Management Comparison
  • Lesson Summary

Developing an Action Plan

  • Course Objectives
  • Course Review
  • Lesson Summary

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