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Executive Strategy and Management [Online]

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Executive Strategy & Management is designed to help executives and senior managers develop a well formed organizational strategy and other essential documents and plans for success. At the end of the course, students will be able to develop a real-world strategy document for their organization and possess the elements necessary to put this plan into action.


This course is best suited for executives and senior managers of any size organization.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


Course Introduction

Lesson 1: The Basics of Project Management

  • What is Project Management?
  • Projects vs. Operations
  • The Triple Constraints
  • Certification
  • So How Does An Organization Attain Predictable Results?
  • Project Boundaries
  • The Basics of PM
  • The Spectrum Diagram
  • PMBOK Guide Knowledge Areas


Lesson 2: What Every Project Should Have

  • The Major Project Documents
  • The Project Charter
  • The Statement of Work
  • The Project Management Plan
  • The Project Data Sheet (PDS)
  • The Reporting Information Flow
  • The Basic Planning Steps


Lesson 3: What Causes Delays?

  • Why Projects Fail
  • Performance and Maturity
  • What Causes Delays?


Lesson 4: Strategy Basics

  • Scorecard Need Assessment
  • Scoring
  • The Value of Organizations
  • Financial Measures, Why They Fail
  • Barriers to Implementing Strategy
  • The Balanced Scorecard
  • A Sample Strategy Map
  • The Nonprofit Balanced Scorecard
  • Mission, Values, Vision and Strategy
  • Five Key Questions For Change
  • The Mission Statement - Gast’s Law
  • Core Values – Key Questions
  • You Must Invert The Pyramid


Course Closure

course info

Course ID: CA-0601
Course Level: Beginner
Duration: 14 hours

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$395 USD


PMI Talent TriangleThe following table provides the breakdown of the professional development units (PDUs) for this course aligned with the PMI Talent TriangleTM.

  Tech. Ldrshp. Strat. & Bus.
PMP 7 0 7
PgMP 7 0 7
PfMP 0 0 7
PMI-ACP 0 0 7
PMI-SP 0 0 7
PMI-RMP 0 0 7
PMI-PBA 0 0 7

The three columns in the above table are Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic & Business Management.

Other Credits

Other professional (re)certification credits are available, including:

  • Certified Business Analyst Professionals (CBAPs) earn 14CDUs (Category 2B)
  • Certified Software Quality Engineers (CSQEs) earn 2 RU
  • CIPS Information Systems Professionals (ISPs) earn 14 Learning Credits
  • CIPS Information Technology Certified Professional (ITCPs) earn 14 Learning Credits