Strategic project management
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Strategic project management

Project management can be strategic, not only tactical. Learn to be a leader. Change to strategic!
3.7 (45 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.
3,161 students enrolled
Created by Jouni Ruotanen
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 8 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will learn strategic tools: SWOT analysis, balanced scorecard, growth-share matrix, maturity model
  • You will learn how to analyze new situations: lean management, value stream mapping, total quality management
  • You will be able to establish enterprise project management office and how report by using earned value management
  • You will successfully explain complex strategies to others by using practical techniques
Requirements
  • Project methodology
  • Office programs
  • Open mind
  • Willingness for learning
Description

Welcome to learn Strategic Project Management!

This course will help you to become strategic project manager!

Course will start with going through what's strategic project management and how you as a project manager can become strategic. You will learn how management is different, how organization need to change. There are strengths and weaknesses in all of us. This course will help you to make a winning from your existing strengths and how to work with your weaknesses, even change them to your strengths!


Understand the essentials!

Course will start with the most important skills needed in strategic project management. You will know how the strategic project management process will flow. This will put all the learned skills and techniques together at the end of the course.

To know which areas you need more improvement and practice we will start with analyzing current situations: strengths and weaknesses. People are different, knowing better your start it's easier to take next level in your career! It's not only about you, learn about your team skills as well. Project success depends on whole team!


Successful, strategic projects!

Do you have any issues in completing your projects in budget, schedule and scope which were decided? Did you know that by advanced techniques you can reach your targets easier? This course is about strategic project management: what it means and how you can take your projects into next level.


Each projects have successes and failures. I will share you tips how to change, how to do and manage and go to strategic level from the beginning of your project. This is the basis. First you analyze the current level.


You can learn all this

  1. Make strategic project plan

  2. Keep your strategic project budget

  3. Finish your strategic project within given schedule


The course starts with basics and goes deeper!

In this course you will learn to how to establish enterprise project management office. It will start with basic level and continue to more strategic. Our starting point is often project office, then we start using same templates and methodologies across teams and departments. This will link project management into enterprise strategy process. You will get sample tools and templates in this course.


You will get to know needed tools, frameworks and strategic decision making process. You will also learn how to put your exact project into program context and later all of the projects and programs as a part of enterprise project management office. You will learn strategic decision making in order to make strategic portfolio management.


How to link all into one

  1. Understand and study enterprise expectations

  2. Link desired outcomes to enterprise level

  3. Follow templates, tools and methodologies in all projects and programs

  4. Evaluate each project and program, take input to enterprise level

  5. Cycle from enterprise level to projects and take KPI results back to strategy process


Get instant start with this course!

To make it simple: you will be able to evaluate your current level after completing this course. This is important in the journey of taking your management to the next level. To become better leader and change the future, enterprise thinking. Through out the course you get  more and more tools and techniques in an easy way.


Continuous updates!

Recently this course has examples of how to differentiate project strategy around the world. This helps you to make successful strategy in each and every time you go to other countries or work with different nationalities. Strategy is always part of background and it gets input from people around. Learning this helps you to be always on top.


Your instructor will be available throughout the course and you can ask questions. Whenever there's a need new materials and lectures will be added. Keep updated!

Who this course is for:
  • To make your project management into next level, you must think it strategic
  • For a new manager who must lead several business units
  • Project manager eager to learn new methodologies and tools
Course content
Expand all 51 lectures 02:51:32
+ Introduction
2 lectures 08:07

Short topic lists for the course

Preview 05:21

Shortly go through the course content and what's coming

Introduction
02:46
+ Let's start strategic project management
4 lectures 12:25

What you'll learn how to start strategic project management

Preview 01:31

What is strategic project management and who is strategic project manager

Start strategic project management
02:57

What are strengths for strategic project manager

Recognize your strengths
04:15

What are weaknesses for strategic project manager

Recognize your weaknesses
03:42
+ Strategic Project Management Essentials
5 lectures 20:25

The most important topics to start strategic project management

Preview 00:43

What kind of process flow you should use in strategic project management

Strategic Project Management Process Flow
04:30

What's important to know about strategic project management framework

Strategic Project Management Framework
09:04

How to select projects to execute according to strategic management and organization's long term objectives

How to select projects to execute
03:50

Short heads up for coming sections

How this course will continue
02:18
+ Project office
6 lectures 20:18

The beginning is the project office approach

What you'll learn about project office
00:36

This is the general sections for project office

About project office
02:23

What kind of practices you must adapt

Project practice
02:49

How to manage risks

Risk matrix
03:25

Learn to manage and develop lean

Lean management
04:50

Value stream mapping can reduce waste in your projects

Value stream mapping
06:15

Checklist for project office principals and understanding

Project office principals
3 questions
+ Project management office
7 lectures 19:22

PMO is already more structured for companies with more than one project on-going

What you'll learn about project management office
01:19

This is the general sections for project management office

About project management office
02:23

Learn all important for creating your methodology

Project methodology
02:59

Learn reporting not only one, but all projects

Status reporting in program
03:06

How to use SWOT analysis in decision making

SWOT analysis
03:24

How to take total quality management in practice

Total Quality Management
04:52

Why to use TQM

Case: Benefits for Using Total Quality Management
01:19

A quick check what you have learned about project management office principals

Project management office principals
3 questions
+ Enterprise project management office
5 lectures 16:08

This is the general sections for enterprise project management office

About enterprise project management office
05:25

Make sure all know the meetings, what it can and can not decide

Decision making structure
03:10

Learn how to communicate effectively

Linear responsibility chart
01:41

Learn how to use balanced scorecard in reporting

Balanced scorecard
04:51

A quick check for enterprise project management office principals

Enterprise project management office principals
3 questions
+ Strategic portfolio management
6 lectures 30:47

How to manage resources most efficient way

Preview 01:31

This is the general sections for strategic portfolio management

About strategic portfolio management
11:48

Recognize differences of vision and mission, create a strategic plan with objectives

Vision/Mission/Strategic plan/Strategic objectives
02:11

Learn how to use earned value management

Earned Value Management
06:51

How to evaluate your current status to make changes, use maturity model

Maturity model
03:54

Evaluate your projects and programs by classifying their market share and profits

Growth-share matrix
04:32

A quick check for learning about strategic portfolio management principles

Strategic portfolio management principles
3 questions
+ Project strategy around the world
12 lectures 24:02

Project strategy is different in different countries, this section we learn differences

Project strategy around the world
01:06

General guidelines what to take into account for project strategies in Asia

Project strategy in Asia
01:47

General guidelines what to take into account for project strategies in Indonesia

Indonesia and project strategy
02:20

General guidelines what to take into account for project strategies in Singapore

Singapore and project strategy
02:17

General guidelines what to take into account for project strategies in Taiwan

Taiwan and project strategy
03:00

General guidelines what to take into account for project strategies in Thailand

Thailand and project strategy
01:58

General guidelines what to take into account for project strategies in Vietnam

Vietnam and project strategy
02:05

General guidelines what to take into account for project strategies in Europe

Project strategy in Europe
01:40

General guidelines what to take into account for project strategies in Finland

Finland and project strategy
01:28

General guidelines what to take into account for project strategies in Germany

Germany and project strategy
02:53

General guidelines what to take into account for project strategies in Italy

Italy and project strategy
01:35

General guidelines what to take into account for project strategies in Poland

Poland and project strategy
01:53
+ Conclusion
4 lectures 19:58

This will put all learned into one picture

Summary
06:18

Something about myself

Preview 04:00

What other courses I recommend to learn

Bonus lecture
05:14

In order to be more strategic, learn to think strategic first

Strategic thinking
04:26