Strategic Project Management Skills For Human Resource Professionals

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Strategic Project Management Skills for Human Resource Professionals

Project management skills and processes are critical tools in meeting the organization's strategic talent and management objectives. Successful human resource professionals need to develop and demonstrate skills in leadership, organization, planning, and understanding of the essential aspects of project management. This course is designed to broaden your understanding of project management principles, develop skills needed to successfully facilitate projects as well as develop an understanding of potential risks that often prevent successful project implementation.


Unit 1: Strategic Project Management

-Common project planning mistakes and how to prevent them
-Being strategic in your project planning
-The four levels of project objectives
-Creating strategic project hypotheses


Unit 2: Stages of project management
- Initiation and Planning
-Parameters of the Initiation process to develop the business case
-Scope, managing assumptions and identifying deliverables
-Identifying sponsor participation and stakeholder groups 


Unit 3: Managing the strategic action cycle of projects
-Execution, Performance, and Close
-The goals of the Execution, Monitoring and Controlling processes of project management.
-Understanding the change process and areas of resistance
-Steps in the post-implementation review and evaluation 


Unit 4: Building teams and facilitating change
-Leadership qualities needed to manage, monitor and motivate project teams
-Applying leading practices of teambuilding concepts
-Crossfunctional project teams
-Working with key stakeholders utilizing Rapid Action Planning


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