Strategic Program Management
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Strategic Program Management

Arrange your projects into programs. Implement correct targets for all levels. Be strategic and predict!
3.4 (10 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.
35 students enrolled
Created by Jouni Ruotanen
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Difference between project and program
  • Strategic program management
  • Program and enterprise strategy
  • Useful tools to manage large programs
  • Understand strategy process
  • Project management experience
  • Office tools to open templates

Strategic program management means centralized way to coordinate program’s strategic goals and objectives in better way. Program management has close contact to enterprise portfolio and strategic management.

In order to continuously improve and make strategic objectives achievable it’s important to setup enterprise program management office which coordinates different project management offices.

You will learn in this course

  1. Strategic Management

    Setting up enterprise level goals and objectives

  2. Portfolio Management

    Analyzing options and making strategic choices

  3. Program Management

    Implementing strategy and measuring success

  4. Project Management

    Allocating tasks to smaller units.

Define all levels of project management and make them easy to manage! You will need to know the connections and links between all levels to report and structure better. You can create decision making clear and responsibilities open. This is strategic program management!

During course you will learn project management methodologies. The selected methodology need to suit for the organization as well. You can gather information and make the decision. You will learn how to build your own strategic program management model. This will combine everything into all levels to be clear and successful.

You will get to know tools which are needed in successful strategies and programs. Setting up reporting structures and recognizing right ways to organize work. Make analysis according to strategic level decisions.

Enroll today to start your next program successfully and change your career direction!

Who this course is for:
  • Future program managers
  • Project managers
  • Project team member
Course content
Expand all 50 lectures 02:21:33
+ Introduction
3 lectures 05:24

Welcome to Strategic Program Management course

Preview 00:26

Learning Strategic Program Management in this course and structure

+ Let's think about program management
3 lectures 07:20

Importance of understanding basics for program management

Preview 01:27

What kind of skills are important for program managers

Program manager skill set

There're objectives and targets for programs, they are based in strategy

Why programs are established
+ How to success in projects and programs
5 lectures 23:20

How to success in project planning and goal

Project Planning and Goal

How to make continuous project management improvements

Continuous Project Management Improvement

How to success with project budget

Project Budget

What kind of projects success

Successful Projects

Let's see what you've learned already!

Success in Projects and Programs Quiz
3 questions
+ Thinking About Projects or Programs
7 lectures 05:26

How to define sub-project, project and program and how they are related to each others

About projects and programs

Learn definition for sub-project

Sub-project Definition

Learn definition for project

Project Definition

Learn definition for program

Program Definition

Learn how to put sub-projects into projects

Collecting Sub-projects into Projects

Learn how to put projects into programs

Collecting Projects into Programs

Let's see what you've learned already!

Projects and Programs Quiz
3 questions
+ Strategic Program Management
5 lectures 25:14

It all starts with strategic thinking

Strategic Thinking

What is strategic management and what kind of terminology you should use

Strategic Management

Make portfolio management your daily business and link to enterprise strategy

Program and Project Portfolio Management

Strategic program management needs enterprise level program and project management office

Enterprise Project and Program Management Office

Let's see what you've learned already!

Strategic Program Management Quiz
4 questions
+ Strategic Program Management Tools
19 lectures 55:57

Learn strategic program management tools, select methodology and implement success with strategic tools

About Strategic Program Management Tools

Different methodologies are needed, but don't forget to align into organization culture

Selecting Methodologies

Introduction to agile methodology

Agile Methodology

Agile methodology elements

Agile Methodology Elements

Agile methodology principles

Agile Methodology Principles

Common agile methodology pitfalls

Agile Methodology Pitfalls

Introduction to waterfall methodology

Waterfall Methodology

Common waterfall methodology pitfalls

Waterfall Methodology Pitfalls

Introduction to hybrid methodology

Hybrid Methodology

Common hybrid methodology pitfalls

Hybrid Methodology Pitfalls

Let's see what you've learned already!

Methodologies Quiz
3 questions

Learn analyzing political, economical, socio-cultural and technological aspects

Tools: PEST Analysis

Learn to know people and groups, roles and tasks, connections and communication efficiency

Tools: Linear Responsibility Chart

Learn analyzing by strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

Tools: SWOT Analysis

Learn recognizing unnecessary tasks and steps

Tools: Value Stream Mapping

Learn balanced scorecard

Tools: Balanced Scorecard

Learn earned value management

Tools: Earned Value Management

Learn total quality management

Tools: Total Quality Management

Why to use TQM

Case: Benefits for Using Total Quality Management
+ Strategic Program Management Model
5 lectures 08:36

How to build up strategic program management model

About Strategic Program Management Model

Create a good way to make decisions and understand responsibilities

Decision Making and Responsibility Matrix

Make reporting structure efficient and see connections

Reporting Structure and Connections

Define your strategic program management model

Strategic Program Management Model

Let's see what you've learned already!

Strategic Program Management Model Quiz
3 questions
+ Conclusion
3 lectures 10:16

Let's make a conclusion of this course and learning


About the instructor background and experience

Preview 04:00

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Bonus lecture