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PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR EXECUTIVES
1 DAY

As organizations are moving toward a project-oriented approach, it becomes essential for executives to understand the project management principles and appreciate the value it can bring to their organizations.

 7 CONTACT HOURS

DELIVERED IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course provides an overview of project management theory and best practices to executives and senior managers.

It emphasizes the fundamentals of practical executive support of project management within an organization. 

This course is designed to show you how senior level managers can help their project managers become more successful.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Define the major concepts 

  • Characterize project status process & report 

  • Identify expected roles & missions of Executives throughout the project life cycle 

  • Clarify roles & missions of Executives in projects and with the main stakeholders: Management & Project Managers 

COURSE OUTLINE

Definitions 

  • What is a project? 

  • What is a Program? 

  • WBS – The Governing Link 

  • Building a Work Breakdown Structure 


Project Governance 

  • Portfolio management: investment process, stratification 

  • Project Status Process & Reports 

  • Risk/Opportunity Management 

  • Recovery Mode 

  • Delivery Model, Methodology & Project Management Processes 


Roles & Missions of Executives vs. Project, Planning & Delivery 

  • Key roles 

  • Key performance indicators for Executive 

  • Managing portfolio – Mid Term Objectives owner’s role 

  • Directing – Executing Committee 

  • Project benefits 


Roles & Missions of Executives vs. Project Manager 

  • Support best practices implementation 

  • PM’s activity 

  • What are PM profiles and leadership 

  • PM Mindset 

  • PM Equity 

  • Together Everyone Accomplishes more 

  • Golden rules 

TARGETED AUDIENCE

  • Business Program Manager

  • Managers of project managers

  • Functional Manager

  • Project Management Offices

  • Executives

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