Official Description

4.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

By using a practical real-life case study approach, this course addresses the key leadership challenges facing those responsible for delivering projects. How to go beyond traditional methods in project management by employing an adaptive and strategic approach that focuses on achieving business results. Emphasis on what it takes for an organization to deliver successful projects and programs. Synthesis of the project management knowledge and skills acquired throughout the courses of the Professional Development Certificate in Project Management.

Topics Covered

As a firm’s projects become increasingly complex, factors such as governance, organizational issues, and human behavior have a direct impact on their outcomes. Learn how choices and priorities can be managed in order to influence successful project delivery.

With support from accomplished professionals and executives, participants learn practical tools and techniques for addressing the leadership and strategic issues.

Featured topics include:

  • Enabling strategy through projects and PMOs
  • Integrating change management and project management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Thriving and delivering within a complex project organization
  • Communicating with upper management
  • Project rescue - recovering troubled projects
  • Dealing with organizational politics
  • Project branding
  • Leadership in project management

Learning Outcomes

The course is designed to enable you to:

  • Demonstrate how projects facilitate strategy implementation
  • Manage diverse expectations and stakeholder relationships
  • Apply change management best practices
  • Acquire the leadership skills necessary to develop and lead effective project teams
  • Increase your influence with and without formal authority
  • Determine the symptoms of a challenged project, and develop strategies and recovery plans to get the project back on track
  • Apply processes and approaches that represent field-proven best practices that support and foster project success
  • Acquire practical tools and techniques to deal with typical real life issues and situations that project managers encounter

Applies Towards the Following Programs


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