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Strategic Management and Project Management Course

By: HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute

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13 - 24 Feb, 2017  12 days

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GBP 10,000

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Define strategy
  • Identify the 3 levels of corporate approach
  • Incorporate the strategic approaches in the operation of the organisation
  • Learn how to conduct the three tests in assessing the effectiveness of the organisation and select which among them should be employed by the organisation
  • Develop a sound strategic decision incorporating its three elements
  • Explain the concept of strategic management and relate its contribution to the success of an organisation
  • Follow the strategic management process in undertaking organisational strategy
  • Determine the factors which cause company’s failure.

Course Objectives

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Develop an awareness for their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Develop a strategy for maintaining their strengths while developing their weak areas
  • Determine factors within their work environments that are stressors
  • Manage their workload in such a way that they reduce the negative effects of their associated stressor
  • Manage their time effectively, contributing to individual success and organisational improvement
  • Put forward their points without generating negative reaction from others
  • Manage their interaction with colleagues and managers, in such a way that they get their desired results.

Organisational Analysis: An Internal View

Course Objectives

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the organisation, as an entity, as opposed to other groups
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different levels and types of organisations and objectives
  • Formulate project objectives
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the meaning of collegiality within a project management and general organisational setting
  • Demonstrate an understanding of an organisation or its subsystem’s need to meet the expectations of the external environment
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the consequences of failure to meet the organisations external accountability
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of delegation
  • Demonstrate the competence in managing the delegation process effectively.

 

Organisational Analysis: A Strategic View

Course Objectives

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • View external  accountability as the expectations of the organisation by different agencies
  • Demonstrate their understanding of the requirement of different external agents
  • Assess the consequence to the organisation of its failure to meet the requirements of particular agencies
  • Determine the ways in which an organisation might meet its varying accountability requirements.

Internal and External Organisational Analysis: A Strategic View

Course Objectives

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Assess the organisation’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Determine the opportunities that are available to the organisation and how it might best take advantage of it
  • Analyse the threats that the organisation faces and how they might be circumvented
  • Conduct an effective SWOT analysis, taking account of the political, economic, social, and technological factors into account
  • Analyse their organisation using PEST, PESTEL and LONGPEST factors into account.

Internal and External Organisational Analysis: A Strategic View

Course Objectives

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Design a research project, taking account of important issues
  • Choose sources of information appropriate for the type of research being conducted
  • Assess the value of secondary sources of information as a prelude to the conduct of primary research
  • Choose the methodology that best suits the type of investigation being conducted and appropriate to the research objectives
  • Choose the most appropriate data elicitation techniques, in relation to the sampling frame, sampling unit, sample size and time span, among other factors
  • Advise others of the situations in which participant observation, conversation analysis, documentary analysis, focus groups, interviews and questionnaires, respectively, are appropriate
  • Design interviews and questionnaires that will elicit information appropriate to the research objectives
  • Design structured and unstructured questions, determining the conditions under which they should be used
  • Design questionnaires and interview schedules, with a mixture of open-ended and closed-ended questions, avoiding forced-choice in the latter
  • Employ appropriate data analysis techniques, based on the type and volume of data available
  • Use SPSS and, or, Excel software packages in analysing data
  • Identifying ‘trends’ and ‘patterns’ in information, in an effort to arrive at conclusions;
  • Produce effective reports, adhering to conventional styles, presenting evidence from the data, and exploiting visual representations
  • Make research proposals, taking pertinent factors into account
  • Manage research projects, from inception to reporting
  • Identify appropriate roles in research project management and produce realistic costing
  • Design a research project that incorporates a high ethical standard.

Project Totality: A Systems View of Project Management

Course Objectives

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Determine and develop a project life cycle
  • Determine the activities and problems associated with each stage of the project life cycle
  • Be able to conduct an effective cost benefit analysis
  • Determine the cost effectiveness of a project or a stage in its life cycle
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the system’s approach to project management
  • View project management in a holistic manner
  • Draw on the concept of ‘equifinality’ in managing the different project stages
  • Establish an effective planning mechanism that will facilitate effective project implementation
  • Will determine the most effective control mechanism to employ in project management
  • Solicit evaluate and communicate information effectively for the enhancement of project decision making
  • Be aware of the five bases of coordination and determine which is appropriate for a particular situation
  • Determine the factors, which contribute to workers’ resistance to change
  • Suggest the efforts, which an organisation might employ to reduce workers’ resistance to change
  • Demonstrate their awareness of change management and human resource implications
  • Distinguish between change strategies and approaches to change
  • Illustrate the advantages and disadvantages of each strategy
  • Manage latent and manifest resistance to change
  • Determine the situations when a particular approach might be appropriate
  • Determine the most effective ways of communicating change decisions to workers
  • Illustrate the advantages and drawbacks of group involvement in decisions related to change
  • Design measures, which will ensure change institutionalisation
  • Demonstrate leadership in the implementation of change, whilst avoiding whilst avoiding Human and Organisational Casualties.

Project Management: Approaches and Methodologies

Course Objectives

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Determine the value of information in project methodology
  • Demonstrate their understanding of different project methodologies, determining their benefits and pitfalls for particular types projects
  • Determine the most appropriate methodology for individual situations.
Doha, Qatar Feb 13 - 24 Feb, 2017
GBP 10,000.00 + 500.00 (VAT)
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+44 7736147507; +44 1902 763607; +44 2071935906

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