Today’s business climate is characterized by unprecedented changes in technology and globalization, as well as by complex business relationships and the unrelenting drive for competitive success. In this highly stressful environment, it is essential for project managers to think and act strategically. How does an organization formulate a strategy to achieve competitive success? How do projects contribute to the implementation of the organization’s strategy? How should a project manager develop a project strategy that supports organizational strategic and business goals?
Aligning Project Management with Organizational Strategy gives you an in-depth analysis of the process leading from business strategy formation to portfolio development to the project and project manager’s role. Learn how to link your project to the business strategy, apply and maintain alignment of the project strategy, and manage the expectations and interests of those who have a stake in the project outcome. Thought-provoking discussions and stimulating exercises highlight this dynamic, timely course.
You'll learn how to use a project ranking tool that can be used within your organization to prioritize strategic projects. This tool can help you, the project manager, ask the questions to understand how your project fits into your organization’s strategic initiatives.