Aligning Project Management with Organisational Strategy

An Intensive 3-day Training Course

Aligning Project Management
with Organisational Strategy

Aligning Project Management with Organisational Strategy

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Without the right projects and programmes to carry them out, most strategies will fail. The PMI®’s Pulse of the Profession 2013: The High Cost of Low Performance found that only 42% of organisations report high alignment of projects to organisational strategy. Executives need to decide which initiatives to launch, delay or shut down. PM’s must understand and develop project strategies to support the current business goals.

This Project Management training seminar examines why good strategies fail and barriers that impede the integration of initiatives into ‘business as usual’ (BAU). How projects can be ranked and compared, so that the high profile projects are planned, resourced, delivered and communicated appropriately, to ensure successful strategic delivery.

PMI® is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

What are the Goals?

Participants will develop the following competencies in understanding:

  • What is a strategy, how to support it and why good strategies fail
  • Generic project success factors
  • Project Initiation and start up
  • Planning communication of strategy and performance to stakeholders and teams
  • Project Performance and Gateway reviews              

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This project management training seminar will combine presentations with interactive practical exercises, supported by video materials, activities and case studies. Delegates will be encouraged to participate actively in relating the organisations’ vision, mission and strategy to the current and future projects undertaken, along with the principles of project management within the needs of their workplace.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Introduction
  • What is an Organizational Strategy; Why good strategies fail
  • What is a project? What is project management?
  • Organizational Goals
  • Organizational Change models
  • Project/Programme & Portfolio Management
  • Portfolio Management Characteristics, governance and opportunity assessment
Day Two: Project Initiation
  • Portfolio Prioritization Criteria
  • Initiating projects; Project selection; Selecting the right resources
  • Project Mission
  • Creating the project environment and rule sets
  • Stakeholder management
  • Leadership vs Management
  • Portfolio Monitoring & Challenges
Day Three: Utilising & Optimising Resource
  • The PMO
  • Competency-Based Management; Knowledge and Experience Building
  • Personality Qualities
  • Generally Accepted PM Competencies; The PM’s Hard & Soft Skill’s Challenge
  • Professional PM Development Program
  • Resource management


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
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  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
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  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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