How to build successful project strategy
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How to build successful project strategy

Do you want to success in project strategy? Learn how to link projects into enterprise strategy process.
3.9 (63 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
7,190 students enrolled
Created by Jouni Ruotanen
Published 10/2019
English
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 11 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Setup targets for project
  • Build successful project strategy
  • Align project strategy to enterprise strategy process
  • Define KPIs according to expected outcomes
  • Techniques to follow status and do corrections
Requirements
  • Interest to learn about project strategy
  • Basic or intermediate project management understanding
Description

You're in the right place. You can learn through this course how to start, build and implement successful project strategy. You will get advice how to measure and follow-up your project strategy. This will certainly make your current or coming project successful from the beginning.


This course will help you

1. Understand project strategy principles

2. Start your project strategy from zero, linked to enterprise expectation

3. Build successful project strategy according to planned objectives

4. Implement planned and selected strategy into practice

5. Measure your success, recognize problems before failure

6. Avoid mistakes from start until end.


Have you had problems in your project scope, schedule or budget? Have you ever thought there could be better ways to success in projects? Enroll this course to learn more, be more successful and take your projects into next level.


It's important to understand both enterprise and project KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and how they link to each other for expected outcomes. Project management is a function which will glue together many departments, teams and people for desired outcome. To make your project successful it needs to be strategic.


This course is designed for beginners and more advance project managers or project members. It will also help stakeholders like sponsors to understand how projects fail or success. You can take tips and tricks from this course into your toolbox and create a success! Enroll today!


The tools and techniques to learn in this course

1. SWOT analysis

  • Strengths to understand why project is able to be successful

  • Weaknesses to know how weaknesses can be changed to opportunities or even strengths

  • Opportunities to see how project communication will be successful

  • Threats to know risks or possible issues to avoid

2. Balanced scorecard

  • Financial perspective to keep KPIs on track for budget, schedule and scope estimates

  • Internal perspective for creating KPIs to follow improve of project successes

  • Customer or external perspective to know what will be beneficial for customers

  • Learning and growth perspective to know your team is learning and project is aligned with enterprise strategy

3. Design thinking

  • Make sure project is following best practice for end products

  • Keep preparations and definitions clear to all

  • Find improvement in testing

  • Follow target of requirements

4. Templates for documents such as project charter, project plan, risk matrix, issue and change log

  • Project charter to define milestones and used methodologies

  • Project plan to execute in line (note in agile methodology more concentrated in story items and epics)

  • Risk matrix to understand severity and likelihood

  • Issue and change for keeping track

5. Linear responsibility chart

  • Collecting all involved people and groups

  • Seeing abilities for affections

  • Understanding power of people

  • Planning communication actions

6. AIDA communication method

  • Attention to wake up audience

  • Interest to get audience ready for message

  • Desire to make audience want this project or end product

  • Action to ask for some tasks or other thing to happen


All tools have continuously updates for use cases and examples from real life situations. You can learn these all and use directly in your next project. Knowing them will help you to land your next project or program position!


Enroll today to start learning immediately!

Who this course is for:
  • Project team members
  • Project managers
  • Project sponsors/other stakeholders
Course content
Expand all 30 lectures 01:22:48
+ Introduction
3 lectures 05:56

Shortly about the course and what you will learn about successful project strategy

Preview 01:07

Introduction and basics of strategy, how to apply to project strategy!

Introduction
04:08

Download course ebook How to build successful project strategy to improve and make your learning better

Preview 00:41
+ Start project strategy
6 lectures 16:27

Important about project strategy start and connections to enterprise strategy process and implementation

Preview 01:30

What you need to know to start project strategy

Starting project strategy
01:43

Let's check what you remember from this lecture!

Successful Project Strategy Start
2 questions

Useful tools and techniques to starting project strategy

Tools you need to start project strategy
02:46

Learn how to use SWOT analysis

SWOT analysis
03:24

Learn how to use Balanced scorecard

Balanced scorecard
04:51

Learn how to use Design thinking

Design thinking
02:13
+ Build project strategy
9 lectures 27:10

After the first analysis, seeing the impact and needs, building the project strategy can start successfully

Preview 01:21

What you need to know to build project strategy

Building project strategy
02:00

Let's check what you remember from this lecture!

Successful Project Strategy Build
2 questions

Useful tools and techniques for building project strategy

Tools you need to build project strategy
01:21

Learn how to establish Project methodology

Project methodology
02:59

Learn how to make Project chapter/charter

Project chapter/charter
03:16

Learn how to make Project plan

Project plan
05:43

Learn how to make Risk matrix

Risk matrix
03:25

Learn how to make Issue and change  log

Issue and change log
05:24

Learn how to make Linear responsibility chart

Linear responsibility chart
01:41
+ Implement project strategy
5 lectures 12:00

Project strategy implementation will need right people, communication and target time

Preview 01:31

What you need to know to implement project strategy

Implementing project strategy
01:52

Let's check what you remember from this lecture!

Successful Project Strategy Implementation
2 questions

Useful tools and techniques for implementing project strategy

Tools you need to implement project strategy
03:08

Learn how to use AIDA communication method

AIDA communication method
03:15

Learn how to give Feedback

Feedback
02:14
+ Follow project strategy
3 lectures 04:56

After you implemented project strategy, make sure to care about it and setup right KPIs

Preview 00:47

What you need to know to measure project strategy

Measuring project strategy
02:10

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Successful Project Strategy Measurement
2 questions

Good to know about successful project strategy

Other information for project strategy
01:59

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Successful Project Strategy
2 questions
+ Conclusion
4 lectures 16:19

Learn from great thinkers about strategy, put it into your project strategy!

Conclusion
02:29

Background information about the instructor

Preview 04:00

Take into next level and also learn how to think strategic!

Strategic thinking
04:36

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Bonus lecture
05:14