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Leading Strategic Projects Successfully

Overview:

Introduction

In this intensive 5-day training course on Leading Strategic Projects Successfully, participants will acquire the skills and knowledge required to effectively lead and manage strategic projects within their organizations. Through a combination of practical techniques, case studies, and interactive exercises, attendees will learn how to align project objectives with organizational goals, navigate complex project environments, and deliver successful outcomes.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the key principles and concepts of strategic project management.
  • Learn effective techniques for project initiation, planning, and execution.
  • Develop strategies for stakeholder engagement and communication.
  • Acquire tools for project risk management and mitigation.
  • Enhance leadership capabilities for driving project success and achieving desired outcomes.

Targeted Audience:

  • Project managers responsible for leading strategic initiatives.
  • Senior leaders and executives overseeing strategic projects.
  • Team leads and members involved in cross-functional project teams.
  • Professionals seeking to enhance their project management skills for strategic initiatives.

Course Outlines:

Unit 1: Introduction to Strategic Project Management

  • Overview of strategic project management principles and practices.
  • Differentiating strategic projects from operational projects.
  • The role of strategic alignment in project success.
  • Understanding the project life cycle and its stages.
  • Key success factors for leading strategic projects.

Unit 2: Project Initiation and Planning

  • Defining project objectives and establishing success criteria.
  • Conducting a project feasibility study and assessing risks.
  • Identifying project stakeholders and managing their expectations.
  • Creating a comprehensive project plan and schedule.
  • Resource allocation and budgeting for strategic projects.

Unit 3: Project Execution and Monitoring

  • Leading cross-functional project teams effectively.
  • Managing project scope, time, and resources.
  • Implementing project communication and reporting mechanisms.
  • Monitoring project progress and performance metrics.
  • Addressing project challenges and adapting to changes.

Unit 4: Stakeholder Engagement and Communication

  • Stakeholder identification, analysis, and prioritization.
  • Developing a stakeholder engagement plan.
  • Effective communication strategies for project success.
  • Managing conflicts and building strong stakeholder relationships.
  • Engaging executive sponsors and securing project support.

Unit 5: Project Risk Management and Mitigation

  • Identifying and assessing project risks and uncertainties.
  • Developing a project risk management plan.
  • Implementing risk response strategies and contingency plans.
  • Monitoring and controlling project risks throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Lessons learned and continuous improvement in project management.

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