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About the course
Many organizations face significant challenges as they deal with increasing demands for greater speed, product quality, and reduced cost - faster, better, cheaper. In this environment, the key to success for global firms is to use available resources in more effective ways to implement the enterprise's strategy. It is vitally important that firms identify long-term objectives and the strategies that will lead the organization to success in a global marketplace.
While identifying strategic paths is difficult, of even greater significance is how best to implement the resulting strategies. Program management focuses on translating these long term objectives into a portfolio of projects that best meets the organization's long term objectives. This course covers strategy development and planning, portfolio management, and structuring a portfolio of projects that best meets the organization's objectives.
At the completion of the course, a successful student will be able to:
- Articulate why strategy is important to a successful project manager
- Direct a strategy effort
- Facilitate a project selection exercise that is based on satisfying strategic objectives
- Describe the foundations for program and portfolio management
- Identify strategic measures of performance