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

Section(s) offered
Section Title
Strategic Project Leadership
Language of Delivery
Remote Lecture
6:00PM to 9:00PM
May 05, 2021 to Jul 21, 2021
Remote Lecture
9:00AM to 12:00PM
May 22, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Format(s)
Course Fee(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jan 27, 2021 to May 12, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 27, 2021 to May 12, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 12, 2021 to May 19, 2021
Section Notes

This course will be taught remotely via live sessions

Course Fee Description

  • Tuition Fee: $1295
  • SCS Career Development Success package (SCSD) fee:  $19.80

Course Drop/Withdrawal Policy

  • Any time prior to the 1st class: Course Drop Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 1st and before the 2nd class: Course Withdrawal Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 2nd class before the 3rd class: Course Withdrawal with No Refund.
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